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FlashBack 2019: A 'calamitous' year For Odisha!

Bhubaneswar:  Since Odisha’s worst cyclonic disaster became talking point of the nation, the departing 2019 could  well be remembered as a calamitous year in State’s history. The tumultuous fact is State had to bear the brunt of Extremely Severe Cyclone (ESC) Fani in a month which was not considered as the traditional cyclone season in […]

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NDRF Inspector Injured During Cyclone Bulbul Airlifted To Delhi AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: The National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) inspector Manoranjan Das, who suffered critical injuries during relief and restoration work in cyclone Bulbul-hit Bhadrak district, has been shifted to AIIMS, New Delhi. Das was reportedly injured after an electric pole fell on him while removing an uprooted tree near Naikanidihi Police station earlier this month following which […]

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Post cyclone Bulbul, nights in Odisha coastal belt are warmer than normal!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will not see any appreciable drop in night temperature till November 22, even as in the next 48 hours minimum temperature in the west, northwest and central India will dip by 2-3 degree Celsius. As per the local met office here, only five places in the State have recorded minimum temperature below 15 […]

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Odisha CM Announces Special Package For Cyclone Bulbul Affected Farmers

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a special package for livelihood support for the persons affected by the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ after conducting an aerial survey  of the affected districts on Monday. The cyclonic storm wreaked havoc in several parts of Odisha before making a landfall in neighbouring West Bengal and subsequently […]

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Cyclone Bulbul Kills 13 In Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least 13 people have been killed due to falling trees, collapsed houses and illness after cyclone Bulbul ripped through southern Bangladesh, authorities said on Monday. The health directorate’s Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room, local administrations and police confirmed the toll on Sunday, bdnews24 reported. The storm caused two deaths each in […]

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Cyclone Bulbul: Seven Dead, 2.73 Lakh Affected In West Bengal

Kolkata: Severe Cyclone Bulbul has a taken a toll of seven lives in three West Bengal districts, and affected 2.73 lakh people, senior ministers said on Sunday. Five deaths were reported from Basirhat sub-division in North 24 Parganas district, while South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts recorded one death each in the storm which […]

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Rosy Skies: Cyclone Bulbul pricks Odisha's high air pollution level!

Bhubaneswar: There is a good sunset every night, one just can’t always see from the ground. Because, the dusts and pollution et al clouds the colourful sunset from your eyes, said lead meteorologist of NOAA, Stephen Corfidi, in his famous book ‘The science of colourful sunsets’ . The analysis of Stephen Corfidi proved vindicated on […]

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Cyclone Bulbul Toll: 2 Killed In Odisha, 1 In WB

New Delhi: Three people died in Odisha and West Bengal after the ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm Bulbul weakened into a ‘severe’ one on Saturday evening, wreaking havoc in the coastal districts of both the states and causing damage to thousands of houses, uprooting trees and affecting hundreds of phone towers, the Union Ministry of Home […]

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Cyclone Bulbul Causes Massive Damage To Paddy Crops In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha was lucky enough to escape the direct wrath of cyclonic storm Bulbul which made a landfall in West Bengal. However, farmers in coastal districts in the State are now left in lurch as standing paddy crops in several hectares of agricultural lands have reportedly been damaged due to heavy rainfall triggered by the […]

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Indian Navy aircraft, ships on standby for cyclone Bulbul

Kolkata: The Indian Navy has kept on standby its aircraft and three ships for immediate deployment in the eventuality of any damage by severe cyclonic storm Bulbul, which is expected to make landfall by Saturday midnight, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said. The spokesperson said the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) was closely monitoring the movement of […]

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Cyclone Bulbul Makes Landfall, Rain & Squally Wind Lash Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The landfall process of the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul has begun with wind intensity of around 115-125 kmph gusting up to 140 kmph. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone will cross West Bengal & Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Islands and Khepupara respectively. Due to the cyclone, heavy rainfall along with squally wind lashed […]

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Bangladesh braces for cyclone "Bulbul"

Dhaka: Bangladesh on Friday issued the danger alert over cyclone “Bulbul” that is heading towards its coastlines. A special bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Friday at 6 p. m. local time said the cyclone was now staying at 495 km southwest of Bangladesh’s Mongla port in southern Khulna region and 620 km southwest of […]

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Cabinet Secretary Reviews Preparedness For Cyclone 'Bulbul'

New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday took stock of the current situation and preparedness for rescue and relief operations to deal with severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’ over the Bay of Bengal and likely to affect the coastal districts of West Bengal and Odisha, a Home Ministry statement said. Charing a meeting of the National […]

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NCMC Takes Stock Of Preparedness For Severe Cyclone 'Bulbul'

New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), headed by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, on Friday took stock of the preparedness for rescue and relief operations for the severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’, which is likely to hit Odisha and West Bengal. During a meeting, the cabinet secretary directed central government agencies to provide immediate assistance to […]

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Thunderstorm And Lightning Alert For 13 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing Cyclone Bulbul threat, the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm warning for 13 Odisha districts. As per the latest bulletin, moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda (including […]

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Cyclone Bulbul: Orange, Yellow Warning Issued In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though India Meteorological Department has ruled out likelihood of severe cyclonic storm Bulbul hitting Odisha coast, the State government has issued orange and yellow warning in view of possible impact of the cyclone while it moves along the coast to make landfall probably between Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) during the […]

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Cyclone Bulbul: NDRF Deploys Teams In Odisha, Schools In 9 Dists To Remain Closed

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands is now out of danger, the impact of Cyclone Bulbul is likely to be seen in coastal Odisha and West Bengal, informed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) DG, SN Pradhan on Thursday. “We have deployed 17 teams each in Odisha and West Bengal, especially […]

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Cyclone Bulbul Impact: Here are Odisha places that will witness heavy rains & wind!

Bhubaneswar:  With the tropical cyclone Bulbul taking birth in Bay of Bengal, and it’s eye being also shaping up fast, indications are that ‘Bulbul’ will chirp louder soon (means intensify into a severe cyclonic storm). And all eyes now are on where would Bulbul fly. It’s where the newly born Bulbul tests the acumen of […]

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Centre Assures States All Help To Deal With Cyclone 'Bulbul'

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday asked states to take all possible steps to deal with the cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ and ensure there is minimum casualty and loss of property. At a high-level meeting here, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, P K Mishra also assured the states all necessary central assistance required in the […]