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Bulbul cyclone crosses the coast at West Bengal: Northern Andhra to receive slight rainfall

Bulbul cyclone crosses the coast at West Bengal: Northern Andhra to receive slight rainfall
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A major cyclonic storm Bulbul in the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast between Bangladesh and Bengal. Storm-force winds of up to 120-140 km / h are blowing across the coastal areas of Bangladesh, including Odisha and West Bengal.

A major cyclonic storm Bulbul in the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast between Bangladesh and Bengal. Storm-force winds of up to 120-140 km / h are blowing across the coastal areas of Bangladesh, including Odisha and West Bengal. "The cyclonic storm is likely to cause slight to moderate rains in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, particularly in northern Andhra," the weather department said. Authorities have issued warnings not to go to sea for hunting.

Crossing the coast at Sagar Island just after 11.30pm on Saturday, the Bulbul Storm traveled to Bangladesh in the northeast gradually weakening by crossing the coast.

Bulbul cyclone is likely to creating panic in West Bengal with wind gusts of 120 km / h speed.

Trees and pillars collapsed in many parts. The heavy rains have left people stranded. "Two meters of sea were blown by the waves. Two people have died so far in Bengal as a result of the Bulbul cyclone," officials said. Heavy rains were experienced in many parts of Odisha as well wi.

Strong tidal winds along with rain have damaged crops. Trees, electric poles and telephone poles have fallen to the Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak and Balasore districts. The Andhra Pradesh officials breathed as the bulbul cyclone switched direction and headed towards Bangladesh.

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