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11 Nov 2019 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation
(Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 48 (BOB/04/2019)

The Depression over south-east Bangladesh & adjoining south Tripura moved slightly east-northeastwards, weakened into a Low Pressure area and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 11 th November 2019 over southern parts of Tripura & neighbourhood.

(i) Rainfall:
Light to moderate rainfall at many places very likely over South Assam, Meghalaya,
Tripura and Mizoram during next 24 hours.

11 Nov 2019 description
report Christian Aid

Christian Aid and its local partners are poised to respond to Cyclone Bulbul, which damaged thousands of homes across India and Bangladesh over the weekend.

The charity – which has stepped up its disaster preparation work in the region over the past three years – is assessing the scale of damage and planning the best way to help survivors to recover and rebuild their homes and livelihoods.

11 Nov 2019 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT IN ASIA:
Jennifer Hardy
Catholic Relief Services
jen.hardy@crs.org
+855 12 907 805

CONTACT IN US:
Nikki Gamer
Catholic Relief Services
nikki.gamer@crs.org
(443) 955- 7125

11 Nov 2019 description

The number of fatalities in West Bengal State (India) and southern Bangladesh has increased to 20, after Tropical Cyclone BULBUL's passage on 9-10 November.

According to media reports, 10 people died in West Bengal, and 2 more deaths were reported in Odisha State (north-east India). Over 26,000 houses were damaged.

In Bangladesh, 8 people died, 15 fishermen are still missing, and at least 30 people are injured. More than 17,000 houses have been damaged and river embankments were breached in Barguna district (Barisal Division, southern Bangladesh).

11 Nov 2019 description
report Government of India

Death toll in cyclonic storm Bulbul related incidents has gone up to 7 in West Bengal. Five persons died in North 24 Paraganas District while one each in South 24 Paraganas and East Midnapur districts. State Disaster Management Minister Javed Khan told in Kolkata on Sunday that more than 2 lakh 70 thousand people have been affected in the severe cyclonic storm in nine districts of the State.

11 Nov 2019 description
report Government of India

Cyclone Bulbul claims at least ten lives and affected 2.73 lakh families as it hit the coastal districts of West Bengal, smashes into the low-lying areas of neighboring Bangladesh, killing at least 8 people and injuring 15. Extensive damage to crops, houses, power lines reported.

Cyclone 'Bulbul', which barreled through the coastal districts of West Bengal before hurtling towards Bangladesh, claimed at least ten lives and affected over 2.73 lakh families in different parts of the state on Sunday.

11 Nov 2019 description
report Government of India

In Odisha, heavy rain and high-velocity winds triggered by cyclone 'Bulbul' claimed at least two lives and wreaked havoc in most parts of coastal Odisha on Sunday.

The cyclone also caused extensive damage to crops in the coastal districts, leaving farmers in the lurch.

According to officials, around 40 percent standing crops and over six lakh hectares of cultivable land spread over five districts have been damaged due to rain and strong winds triggered by Cyclone Bulbul.

11 Nov 2019 description
report Times of India

ANI

NEW DELHI: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Friday deployed 16 teams to deal with the cyclonic situation in West Bengal and Odisha.

"To deal with the cyclone situation, the NDRF has deployed 10 teams with six of them in Kakdwip, Namkhana, Digha, Sandeshkhali, Howrah, Hoodhly, and four teams have been deployed in Sagar islands," the NDRF said in a statement.

11 Nov 2019 description
report Government of India

Yesterday’s very severe cyclonic storm “BULBUL” (pronounced as Bul bul) over northwest Bay of Bengal (BoB) moved northeastwards, weakened into a severe cyclonic storm and crossed West Bengal coast close to Sunderban Dhanchi forest during night (2030 to 2330 hours IST of 9th November, 2019) with a maximum sustained wind speed of 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph. It then moved east-northeastwards, and further weakened into a cyclonic storm over coastal Bangladesh & neighbourhood in the early morning (0530 hours IST) of today, the 10th November.

10 Nov 2019 description
report BRAC

Cyclone Bulbul updates:

Severe Cyclone Bulbul has weakened into a deep depression and the signal was lowered down from ten (10) to three (3) this morning (BMD). It hit Bangladesh last night making landfallin Sundarban of Khulna division around 12:00AM. At this time, wind speed was 74 kmph and the tide was low. The depression is forecasted to move in the north-west direction as it further weakens. A total of four (4) deaths have been reported.

10 Nov 2019 description

1. Situation Overview:

The Very Severe Cyclone Bulbul gradually weakened and turned into severe cyclonic storm and afterwards deep depression followed deliberate landfall in the coastal belt alongside the Bay of Bengal. According to Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), Maritime Ports of Mongla, Payra, Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar have been advised to lower to hoist Local Cautionary Signal Number Three (Riverine) from previously suggested ones.

10 Nov 2019 description

Severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' made landfall in West Bengal coast close to Sundarbans Dhanchi forest at 18:30 GMT of November 9 with the wind speed of 110-120 km/h gusting up to 135km/h. On 10 November at 0:00 UTC, the system has weakened to a Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 80-90 km/h and centred over Southwestern part of Bangladesh at 22.0°N, 89.4°E.

10 Nov 2019 description

Cyclonic Storm

According to the observations at (06:30)hrs M.S.T today, Severe Cyclonic Storm is crossing West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh Coast. It is downgraded to Cyclonic Strom and continuously move East-Northeastwards.

During next (12)hrs forecast

Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL" is likely to weaken into a Deep Depression during next (12)hrs. It is continue to move East-Northeastwards and emerge into Bangladesh.

General caution

10 Nov 2019 description

Severe Cyclonic Storm

According to the observations at (03:30)hrs M.S.T today, the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm is crossing West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh Coast between Sagar Islands and Khepupara. It is downgraded to Sever Cyclonic Strom and continuously move East- Northeastwards.

During next (6)hrs forecast

The Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL" is likely to weaken into a Cyclonic Storm during next (6)hrs. It is continue to move East- Northeastwards and emerge into Bangladesh.

General caution

09 Nov 2019 description

THE VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM “BULBUL” (ECP: 988 HPA) OVER NORTHWEST BAY AND ADJOINING AREA WEAKENED INTO A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM “BULBUL”, MOVED NORTHEASTWARDS AT A SPEED OF ABOUT 08 KPH AND STARTED CROSSING WEST BENGALKHULNA COAST (NEAR SUNDERBAN) AT ABOUT 09 PM TODAY (09 NOVEMBER, 2019) AND NOW LIES OVER NORTHWEST BAY AND ADJOINING COASTAL AREAS OF GANGETIC WEST BENGAL & SOUTHWESTERN PART OF BANGLADESH (LAT. 21.4°N, LONG. 88.3°E).

09 Nov 2019 description
report Deutsche Welle

Hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh and India were ordered to evacuate as the powerful cyclone made landfall. Dhaka is taking extra precautions to avert a repeat of the 1991 storm that killed 100,000 people.

Cyclone Bulbul made landfall on Saturday night in the world's largest mangrove forest between Bangladesh and India.

The powerful storm brought sustained winds of 74 kilometers per hour (46 mph) with gusts of up to 120 kilometers per hour (75 mph), shutting down airports and seaside ports.

09 Nov 2019 description
report CARE

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Bulbul’ (Pronounced as Bul bul) over northwest Bay of Bengal continued to move nearly northwards

Very high likelihood impact of very sever cyclonic storm over Southwestern district of Bangladesh from midnight of 09 November 2019.

Updates on Location and direction: