Cyclone Bulbul

No extra fund allocated to West Bengal after Cyclone Bulbul, says TMC

TMC said that the amount of Rs 415 crore released by the government is the routine allocation to Bengal SDRF and the government should is falsely claiming it to be a relief fund for cyclone Bulbul. 

Dec 03, 2019, 19:50 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: Centre gives over Rs 419 crore to WB, Rs 552 crore to Odisha under SDRF, says MoS Rai

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that during the year 2019-20, central share amounting to Rs. 414.90 crore to West Bengal and Rs. 552.00 crore to Odisha has been released under SDRF by the Central Government and additional financial assistance to states is extended from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). 

Nov 27, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces relief package for farmers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced a relief package for farmers who were severely affected due to Cyclone Bulbul which wreaked havoc in the coastal state before over to Bangladesh.

Nov 11, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: NCMC meets to review relief, restoration work in Odisha, WB

A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) was on Monday held to review the relief and restoration work in the aftermath of cyclone Bulbul over West Bengal and Odisha.

Nov 11, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul death toll rises to 12 in Bangladesh, five fishermen missing

One fisherman drowned and five were missing after their boats capsized on Sunday due to strong winds and currents, authorities said. Another 30 fishermen were rescued. Around 6,000 homes were partially or fully damaged. No major damage was reported in camps in southeastern Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are living.

Nov 11, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

IMD: Cyclone Bulbul will weaken into depression during next 12 hours

Cyclone Bulbul will move east-northeastwards and weaken into a depression over coastal Bangladesh and neighbourhood during the next 12 hours, added the IMD. According to the Department of Disaster Management and Civil Defence, West Bengal, seven persons have died and around 4.65 lakh people are affected in the state.

Nov 10, 2019, 23:11 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: Toll rises to eight in Bangladesh

According to Dhaka Tribune, the toll previously stood at four and the deaths were reported in Dacope and Dighalia division of Khulna district of the country. More than 1.8 million people were evacuated to over 4,000 shelters to escape the powerful cyclone. 

Nov 10, 2019, 21:42 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind expresses sadness over loss of lives due to cyclone Bulbul

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives due to cyclonic storm Bulbul and conveyed condolences to the bereaved families.

Nov 10, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

Six districts in Kolkata highly affected by cyclone 'Bulbul', farmers demand compensation

Cyclone bulbul has damaged approx seven thousand houses, three lakh people were affected across these districts and 950 mobile towers and 9000 trees were uprooted. Due to the devastation communication in the wide-area has been abruptly disrupted. The names of the nine district include North and South 24 Parganas, East and WestMidnapore, Hoogly, Howrah, Murshidabad, Nadia and Jhargram.

Nov 10, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: 3 killed, Mamata Banerjee cancels North Bengal visit; PM Narendra Modi assures assistance

Mamata, who has been personally monitoring the situation along with top officials from the control room at the secretariat Nabanna, said 1,64,315 persons have been evacuated from low-lying areas on the coast.

Nov 10, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Six dead, 36 fishermen missing after cyclone Bulbul lashes Bangladesh

Five of the six victims were killed by falling trees, including a 52-year old woman who had spent the night in a shelter. Another victim, a 60-year old fisherman, had refused to evacuate.

Nov 10, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks to Mamata Banerjee over Cyclone Bulbul, assures assistance

The Prime Minister also reviewed the situation elsewhere in eastern India, where the cyclone conditions and heavy rains have caused massive damage of crop and property.

Nov 10, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Airlines suspend flights, issue travel advisory due to Cyclone Bulbul

Major airlines including IndiGo, Spicejet, Air Asia suspended all flight operations to and from Kolkata after the IMD warning about the Cyclone Bulbul.

Nov 10, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Cyclone Bulbul crosses West Bengal, thousands evacuated as cyclonic storm heads to Bangladesh

Cyclonic storm Bulbul, which weakened from 'very severe' to 'severe', crossed the coast of West Bengal with a maximum wind speed of 110-120 km per hour gusting upto 120 km per hour into Bangladesh, the MeT department said.

Nov 10, 2019, 07:17 AM IST

Cyclone Bulbul batters coastal Odisha

 India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier said that there will be heavy downpour with high-speed wind 70-80 kmph in the north coastal districts of Odisha.

Nov 09, 2019, 22:19 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: West Bengal, Odisha to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours; Naval ships standby for rescue operation

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there will be heavy downpour with high-speed wind 70-80 kmph in the north coastal districts of Odisha. On the other hand, West Bengal government has also issued alert and announced that the Kolkata airport will remain closed from 6 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Sunday in view of the bad weather condition in the state. 

Nov 09, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: Rainfall, gale-force winds in coastal Bengal

In an update on the cyclone at 10.10 a.m., the Regional Meterological Centre here said the storm was now located 100 kilometres south-southwest of the coastal resort of Digha in East Midnapore district.

Nov 09, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Cyclone Bulbul creates havoc in Odisha coast, triggers heavy rainfall

With Cyclone Bulbul progressing towards West Bengal coast, it has triggered heavy rainfall coupled with strong wind in the coastal districts on Saturday.

Nov 09, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Cyclone 'Bulbul' becomes intense; IMD warns Odisha, West Bengal of heavy rains on Nov 9, asks people to stay indoors

Earlier today, the IMD said that 'Cyclone Bulbul' formed over the Bay of Bengal has intensified and is set to head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts.

Nov 08, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall due to cyclone 'Bulbul': IMD

The IMD also mentioned about the cyclone 'Maha' and said that some places over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat are likely to receive rainfall in the next 24 hours due to its influence.

Nov 08, 2019, 11:13 AM IST