Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a depression: IMD


NEW DELHI: According to the India Meteorological Department, the deep depression weakened into a depression over southeast Bangladesh and adjoining south Tripura at 5.30 am on Monday.

“It will weaken into a low during the next six hours”, IMD stated in its latest update over cyclone 'Bulbul'.
The deep depression over coastal Bangladesh and neighbourhood lay centred at 5:30 pm on Sunday about 170 km east-northeast of Sunderban National Park.
Office of the Special Relief Commissioner said on Sunday said that electricity and piped water supply services in Odisha, which were affected by severe cyclone Bulbul, are expected to be completely restored in several districts of Odisha by November 12.
According to the Department of Disaster Management and Civil Defence, West Bengal, seven persons have died and around 465,000 people are affected in the state.
The very severe Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ made landfall at West Bengal’s Sagar island around 8 pm on Saturday and by Sunday early morning is moved northeastwards into neighbouring Bangladesh, hovering over the Sunderbans delta.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Cyclone Bulbul and assured her of all possible help from the centre.
With inputs from Agency

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