Odisha, November 11: The intensity of Cyclone Bulbul has started weakening. According to IMD, it will weaken into a low depression in the next six hours. The deep depression weakened into a depression over southeast Bangladesh and adjoining south Tripura at 05:30 am on Monday morning.
The cyclone has claimed around 10 lives in Bengal and Odisha and has rendered several homeless. Many were reported to be injured in Bangladesh as well due to the effect of cyclone Bulbul. Cyclone Bulbul: Bangladesh Evacuates 1.5 Million People as Cyclonic Storm Approaches.
Flight operations in Kolkata resumed on Sunday morning and rainfall of more than 20 mm was recorded which caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. Cyclone Bulbul: Flight Operations to Remain Suspended at Kolkata Airport.
Check ANI tweet:
India Meteorological Department (IMD): The deep depression weakened into a depression over southeast Bangladesh & adjoining south Tripura at 05:30 am today. It will weaken into a low during next 6 hours. #BulbulCyclone pic.twitter.com/wAC5KHnxXv
— ANI (@ANI) November 11, 2019
In West Bengal, Bulbul has affected 4.65 lakh people and damaged around 60,000 houses. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will make an aerial survey of the severe cyclone Bulbul hit areas around Namkhana and Bakkhali in South 24 Parganas district on Monday. Banerjee tweeted saying, “Due to the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul, I have decided to postpone my North Bengal visit in the coming week. Instead, tomorrow I would take an aerial survey of the affected areas around Namkhana and Bakkhali."