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‘Yellow warning’ issued in four districts of Odisha

THE ASIAN AGE. | AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
Published : Nov 9, 2019, 2:19 am IST
Updated : Nov 9, 2019, 2:19 am IST

The meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar has issued yellow warning for four districts of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Bhadrak.

 As per a latest bulletin issued by the IMD, Bulbul  intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm at 5.30 am and was about 390 km from south-southeast of Paradip. (Representational Image)
  As per a latest bulletin issued by the IMD, Bulbul intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm at 5.30 am and was about 390 km from south-southeast of Paradip. (Representational Image)

Bhubaneswar: Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul formed over west-central and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm.

As per a latest bulletin issued by the IMD, Bulbul  intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm at 5.30 am and was about 390 km from south-southeast of Paradip.

 

It is likely to intensify further on Saturday morning. Thereafter, it is very likely to re-curve northeastwards and cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Islands (WB) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) during early hours of November 10 as a severe cyclonic storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 110-120 kilometres per hour (kmph) gusting to 135 kmph.

Though Bulbul will not hit Odisha coast, it triggered moderate rainfall at most places in coastal districts on Friday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall also occured in some districts.

The meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar has issued yellow warning for four districts of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Bhadrak.

 

Tags: cyclone bulbul
Location: India, Odisha, Bhubaneswar