Quick Answer: Will Bulbul Hit Kolkata?

Where is the Bulbul storm?

‘Bulbul’, centered 190 km south-southwest of Sagar Islands at 5.30 am on Saturday, is likely to weaken gradually and cross the coast between Sagar Islands of West Bengal and Khepupara in Bangladesh with a reduced force as a severe cyclonic storm, the MeT department said..

How far is cyclone Bulbul from Kolkata?

around 930 kmMore From Our Partners Cyclone ‘Bulbul’, which lay around 930 km south- southeast of Kolkata, “might turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Thursday midnight and further intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm by Saturday evening”, leading to rough sea conditions, Regional Met Director G K Das said.

Where is Bulbul cyclone in Kolkata?

The severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’ at 1430 hours on Saturday lay about 90 km south-south east of Digha, 85 km south of Sagar Islands and 185 km south east of Kolkata.

What is Bulbul cyclone in Kolkata?

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Bulbul was a strong and very damaging tropical cyclone which struck the Indian state of West Bengal as well as Bangladesh in November 2019, causing storm surge, heavy rains, and flash floods across the areas.

Who named Bulbul?

The cyclone has been named ‘Bulbul’—a name suggested by Pakistan. Currently over 700 km away from the east coast of India, the storm is very likely to move north-northwestwards towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts.

Where is Bul Bul now?

Severe Cyclone Bulbul gusting at wind speeds of 135 km per hour made landfall near Sagar Islands in West Bengal at 9 pm on Saturday. Sagar Island is about 120 km south of Kolkata. It now lays centred about 75 km east-northeast of Sundarban National Park in Bengal, as per the India Meteorological Department.

Why is it called Bulbul?

In the north Indian Ocean region, eight countries decide the names of cyclonic storms. … The name ‘Bulbul’ has been suggested by Pakistan. Cyclone Maha, which is weakening in the Arabian Sea, was named by Oman. This year’s biggest cyclone, Fani, which made landfall on Odisha coast in early May, was named by Bangladesh.

Does Bulbul hit Odisha?

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’, currently moving at a speed of 13 kmph, may intensify further by Saturday, Biswas said. It is unlikely to make a landfall… The home minister said 10 teams of the National Disaster Response Force had been deployed in West Bengal and six teams in Odisha.

Is Bulbul going to hit Kolkata?

KOLKATA: Cyclone Bulbul is likely to recurve and hit the Sunderbans between Sagar Island in India and Khepupara in Bangladesh on Sunday morning, according to a late-night Met bulletin. … “It is still moving in a north-northwest direction and was on course to hit the Bengal and Bangladesh coasts.

At what time Bulbul will hit Kolkata?

Kolkata: Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ made landfall at West Bengal’s Sagar island around 8 pm on Saturday and is expected to move northeastwards into neighbouring Bangladesh, hovering over the Sunderbans delta. After making landfall, the cyclone was downgraded from a very severe cyclonic storm to a severe cyclonic storm.

What is the current status of Bulbul?

Bulbul had crossed the coast abeam Sagar Islands and continues to track northeastwards. According to weathermen, the landfall process has finally finished and Bulbul is now travelling over the land towards Bangladesh. Landfall process takes about two hours to complete.