Cyclone BUBUL Situation Updates - High to Medium Risks for Bangladesh - Needs Assessment Working Group Updates (Version: 01, Date: 08 November 2019)

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The Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Bulbul’ over west central & adjoining east central Bay of Bengal

High likelihood of PERIPHERAL EFFECT OF THE VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM “Bulbul” BY THE MORNING to afternoon of 09 November 2019.

Updates on Location and direction:

  • 310 km south-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), 450 km south-southwest of Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and 550 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).

  • It is very likely to intensify further till early morning of 9th November. It is very likely to move nearly northwards till 9th November morning.

  • Thereafter, it is very likely to re-curve northeastwards and cross West Bengal - Bangladesh Coasts between Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and Khepupara (Bangladesh), across Sunderban delta around midnight of 9 th November as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 110- 120 Kmph gusting to 135 Kmph.