Several parts of Bengal and Odisha are receiving rainfall as Cyclone Bulbul is brewing up in the Bay of Bengal. Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul turned into severe cyclonic storm at 5:30 am in the morning today.
“The cyclonic storm Bulbul over east-central Bay of Bengal has moved north-westwards with a speed of 27 kmph during the past six hours and has intensified into severe cyclonic storm.
It is centred about 530 km South-South West of Sagar Islands,” the weather department said. Bulbul Cyclone is expected to cross Bengal and Bangladesh coast across Sundarbans Delta during early hours of November 10, Sunday. Odisha government on Thursday issued a revised advisory asking the districts to brace up for possible flood-like situation and water-logging.
With the effect of cyclone In Gujrat coast Mumbai and outskirt also witness heavy rains from last night. warning also issued to fishermen’s not venture in sea.
The India Meteorological Department has said that several places over Odisha are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday and Saturday due to the influence of cyclonic storm Bulbul. Bengal is also likely to be battered with moderate rainfall on Saturday, the weather departmen Streets have been flooded in parts of Mumbai this morning after heavy rain through the night due to cyclonic storm Maha, which later dissipated as a “depression”. Rail and road traffic and airport operations are not affected, officials said.
The cyclonic storm Maha that formed over north-east Arabian Sea moved towards the east and north-east with wind speeds up to 12 kmph.
Heavy rain has been reported at Borivali, Kandivali and Malad in the financial capital. The rain intensified in the early morning hours today.
Fishermen have been asked not to go out to the sea along the north Maharashtra coast.