Bulbul was a tropical cyclone which began forming on November 5, 2019, and dissipated on November 11 and claimed 41 lives. Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts were regularly hit by major cyclones and so everyone was taking the alert about Bulbul extremely seriously, Sambeet Satapathy, the district emergency officer of Kendrapara, said. Which Tech Major Should You Add To Your Stock Portfolio? Cyclone Bulbul: It was another severe cyclone which impacted both West Bengal and Bangladesh. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Bulbul was a strong and very damaging tropical cyclone which struck the Indian state of West Bengal as well as Bangladesh in November 2019, causing storm surge, heavy rains, and flash floods across the areas. The system is on course to move towards the coasts of West Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh. The name 'Bulbul' has been suggested by Pakistan. [25], Bulbul's landfall in West Bengal around the Sunderban Dhanchi forest brought extremely heavy rain and winds up to 135 km/h (85 mph) across much of the southern portion of the state. The Deep Depression, if it becomes a cyclone, will be named 'Bulbul'. 1. any songbird of the family Pycnonotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having brown plumage and, in many species, a distinct crest. The Deep Depression, if it becomes a cyclone, will be named 'Bulbul'. | The Urban Debate, India braces for vaccination drive; Will opposition unite in COVID fight? The … Cyclone Bulbul was the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the North Indian Ocean, and one of the most catastrophic tropical cyclones to strike India in recorded history. [6] It then fully reformed into a depression on November 5. The cyclone, termed “very severe,” smashed into the coast India’s West Bengal around midnight, local time, before crossing over the border to Bangladesh through the Sundarbans in Khulna around 5am on Sunday. Bulbul Cyclone. Collins English Dictionary. A total of 517,535 homes and 1,489,924 hectares (3,681,680 acres) of crops were damaged or destroyed, with losses reaching Rs 238.11 billion (US$3.34 billion). The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul entered the mainland of the Indian state of West Bengal around 8:30pm, and was moving towards the Sundarbans, reports Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority suspended all sorts of activities at three maritime ports and riverine transport services during the cyclone. Strong winds spiral around the centre and pick up … [10] Due to the cyclone, all the JSC–JDC examinations of 9, 11 and 12 November and National University examination of 9 November were suspended. Scientists say since the cyclones cause massive destruction whenever they make landfall on coastal areas, they do not consider it good to repeat names. Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Bulbul' over Bay of Bengal has gained strength and intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, triggering rain in several parts of coastal Odisha and its adjoining areas, an IMD official said. Our hearts are with everyone affected by this tragedy, including those in our global network of activists. [27] slowly moving north and prompting the IMD to issue coastal warnings for Bangladesh and West Bengal of India and prohibit all fishermen activity, beach activity, and boating in and around the Bay of Bengal. It began to organize over the southern Bay of Bengal in the beginning of November, then it slowly intensified into a cyclonic storm as it moved north. The name of the next cyclone has also been decided. [14] All flights to and from Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar, Barisal, Jashore domestic airports were cancelled for 14 hours owing to the inclement weather under the influence of the cyclone. Cyclone Bulbul and Resilience through Mangroves On November 10, 2019, Cyclone Bulbul hit the coasts of Bangladesh and India, displacing more than 2 million people and killing 20. Due to the cyclone, all the JSC–JDC examinations of 9, 11 and 12 November and National University examination of 9 November were suspended. Ahead of Bulbul's landfall, Bangladeshi officials ordered 2.1 million people to evacuate coastal areas. A cyclone alert has been issued for the state of West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul closed in on the east coast of India. Outside India it … The last one, Cyclone Vayu, originated in the Arabian Sea this year after Cyclone Fani. But cyclone Bulbul is a newborn and will have assured life until the weekend/early next week given the considerable distance it needs to travel for landfall over the Bengal/Bangladesh coasts. Originally, 64 names were suggested and 61 have already been used. TMC MP courts controversy, police complaint filed, WHO’s colour-coded map segregates J-K, Ladakh from India, Man murdered by girlfriend's other boyfriend in UP, Sharad Pawar taunts BJP leaders over security withdrawal, Suriname’s Indian-origin President to be RD chief guest, PM Modi most followed active politician on Twitter, Cyclone Bulbul forms in Bay of Bengal: Know how cyclones are named. [7] Meteorological agencies began to show interest in the system as it slowly began to reorganize and develop, with a new low-level circulation forming from it on November 4. Originating from the remnants of Severe Tropical Storm Matmo over the … These countries include India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand. [16] All coastal infantries of the Bangladesh Army prepared to take immediate action to provide assistance during and post cyclonic destruction. This year's biggest cyclone, Fani, which made landfall on Odisha coast in early May, was named by Bangladesh. The maximum sustained windspeed within and around the area of cyclone 'Bulbul' had been recorded 70 to 80 km per hour, with gusts up to 90 kmph. In the north Indian Ocean region, eight countries decide the names of cyclonic storms. Deep Depression in Bay of Bengal | Courtesy: RSMC , Cyclone Bulbul forming in Bay of Bengal even as cyclonic storm Maha weakens in Arabian Sea: IMD, Gujarat: IAF deploys around 140 NDRF personnel in Jamnagar in wake of 'MAHA' cyclone alert, Important for India to bring in personal data protection law: Kris Gopalakrishnan | EXCLUSIVE, Team India fights racism in battleground; Will the Aussies learn? The RSMC would prepare the list and names already used are unlikely to be repeated. Fallen trees caused road blockages across the city of Kolkata as well, and members of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) removed these blockages. [26] A 59-year-old man was killed after being electrocuted by a lamp post, and another was killed due to a collapsed wall. [8] Not too long after this land interaction, Bulbul rapidly weakened into a deep depression the next day as it began to move over Bangladesh, however still causing very heavy rains. Large Cyclone Bulbul uproots trees in Odisha. The eight countries in the region suggest names for cyclones alphabetically, in the following order - Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Although from the relating states heavy rainfall was recorded. 2 dead as Cyclone Bulbul lashes Indian coasts. The WMO says that countries in the affected region should name the cyclones. Watch Times Now LIVE TV for latest and breaking news from India and around the world. After going through several intensification, Cyclone Bulbul has weakened further into a Depression. Cyclone Maha, which is weakening in the Arabian Sea, was named by Oman. [15] Health department officials in these districts formed 1,599 teams to attend to those affected by the cyclone. | The Newshour Agenda, Budget 2021: ‘Halwa ceremony’ to happen as per tradition, Rajinikanth associate Tamilaruvi begins GMI membership drive, Co-Win app for Covid-19 vaccination: Here's how to register. The names left on the list include Bulbul (Pakistan), Pawan (Sri Lanka) and Amphan (Thailand). [19] In the Khulna District, 9,455 homes were destroyed and 37,820 were damaged. [11][12][13] Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority suspended all sorts of activities at three maritime ports and riverine transport services during the cyclone. [23] An estimated 200,000 hectares (490,000 acres) of crops were damaged statewide. [6], On November 2, the remnants of Matmo emerged into the northern Andaman Sea. Skirting Odisha, Cyclone Bulbul May Intensify into Severe Storm as it Moves Towards Bengal, Bangladesh People watch as waves crash with shores on the Arabian Sea coast (Representational Image: AP) As a precautionary measure, the Odisha government has asked all district administrations to closely watch the development of the cyclonic system, as it may trigger heavy rainfall in several areas. Cyclones are named as per guidelines decided by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Cyclone Bulbul: 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. [20] Across the Bagerhat District, 8,788 homes were destroyed and 35,779 were damaged. [21], In Odisha, the cyclone's outer bands produced heavy rain and squalls, causing agricultural damage, uprooting trees, and knocking down power lines. 10:00 pm: Odisha Chief Secretary A K Tripathy held a meeting with collectors of six districts which were hit by Cyclone Bulbul. | The Urban Debate, Why is the Centre bent on implementing the Farm Laws? Impact Of Cyclone Bulbul. [28], Throughout West Bengal, approximately 3.5 million people were directly affected by the cyclone; 14 people died in storm-related incidents. All flights to and from Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar, Barisal, Jashoredomestic airpo… At least ten people were killed and 25 were injured as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the low-lying areas of Bangladesh on Sunday, bringing in its wake torrential rains coupled with howling gales. 'Cyclone Arnab' could hit Tamil Nadu, the southern state which recently was met with Cyclone Burevi and Cyclone Nivar. Cyclone Bulbul: High-level Meeting Held To Review Preparedness Principal Secretary to the PM, Dr PK Mishra held a high-level meeting on Thursday after PM Modi raised concern over the situation in light of cyclone ‘… Cyclones are named as per guidelines decided by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers. Cyclone Bulbul was a very severe cyclonic storm that hit the West Bengal in India. [18], The cyclone caused severe damage across coastal Bangladesh, resulting in the deaths of 25 people. New Delhi: Even as Cyclone Maha weakens in the Arabian Sea, another cyclonic storm is building in the Bay of Bengal. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Bulbul is an active tropical cyclone which struck the Indian state of West Bengal. The first cyclone to be named as per the system was ‘Onil’, which originated in the Arabian Sea between September and October 2004. [17] The Bangladesh Navy and the Bangladesh Coast Guard prepared to undertake emergency rescue and relief operations with warships and vessels. In 2000, the WMO at the 27th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Panel on Tropical Cyclones in Muscat had decided that eight countries in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea would assign names to cyclonic storms that originate in the region. Tropical cyclone is a deep low pressure area wherein the central pressure falls 6 to 8 hPa (hectopascal) from the surroundings. The JTWC recognized … It caused huge rainfall, floods, etc. [6] Upon strengthening into a cyclonic storm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) assigned the name Bulbul. [29], West Bengal's Public Health Engineering department distributed 435,000 tarpaulins and 620,000 water containers in the affected areas. A quick moving storm, it made landfall in Vietnam on the same day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain, causing moderate flooding and many road closures in the country. Definition . According to the nomenclature, the first tropical cyclone named by Pakistan was Fanoos, followed by Nargis, Laila and Nilam. Cyclone Bulbul: The depression over the Bay of Bengal, which is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm — Bulbul — and eventually into a very severe cyclonic storm, is now likely to skip Odisha and head towards Sagar Island in West Bengal and Kepupara in Bangladesh. As such, the IMD recognizes this as Cyclone Bulbul. [24] Two people died in storm-related incidents. In the north Indian Ocean region, eight countries decide the names of cyclonic storms. Besides, latest information about the cyclone ‘Bulbul’ can be known by making a call to the telephone numbers of Press Information Department’s (PID’s) newsroom – 02-9512246 and 02-9514988. Approximately 72,000 metric tons of crops were lost, with a total value of Tk 2.68 billion (US$31.6 million). Mumbai, November 4: A tropical cyclone which will be formed after Cyclone Maha would be called Cyclone Bulbul.The cyclone named Bulbul, which is pronounced as 'Bul Bul', is a name given by Pakistan. [1][2][3] After crossing the Indochinese Peninsula, Severe Tropical Storm Matmo's remnants entered the Andaman Sea. Before the cyclone even made landfall, however, a man was killed after a cedar tree branch fell on top of him. [5] Not long after landfall in Vietnam, it weakened into a tropical depression, later degenerating into a remnant low as its low-level circulation dissipated. 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It would continue to move in east/northeast direction and is most likely to further weaken into a Low Pressure Area during the next six hours. At Category 2 hurricane-equivalent intensity and is currently a flood and storm surge threat to Bangladesh. Cyclone Bulbul → Cyclone Bulbul–Matmo – The issue we have here is that the IMD does not recognize any remnant lows that enter their basin and renames the storms once they reach gale force. It continued intensifying and increasing in speed for the next three days, however still 11:00 pm: Cyclone Bulbul is expected to move east-northeastwards and weaken into a depression over coastal Bangladesh during the next 12 hours, said India Meteorological Department. Cyclone Bulbul: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha districts gear up for India’s 7th cyclone this year In the wake of Cyclone Bulbul, heavy rain is predicted between November 9 and 12 over the east coast, especially in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Operations at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata were suspended for 12 hours. Once the system concentrates into a cyclonic storm, it will be named ‘Bulbul’. Once the existing list is exhausted, a fresh meeting would be held to decide on the new names. The word Cyclone is derived from a Greek word cyclos, meaning coiling of snake. KOLKATA: Cyclone 'Bulbul', which has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, is likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh in … About a day later, Bulbul made landfall near Sagar Island in West Bengal around 18:30 GMT on 9 November, killing at least two people and weakening back to a Severe Cyclonic Storm as it interacted with land and unleashed a high storm surge. [4], On 28 October, a tropical depression formed near Palau, being named Matmo by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on 30 October. [22] Although, as part of rescue, around 350 local villagers in the district of Balesore were taken to cyclone shelters as the storm neared. BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rain accompanied by high-velocity winds, trigerred by very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul', lashed several parts of coastal Odisha on Saturday, uprooting trees and snapping road links. Ever since, some of the cyclones named as per suggestions by India include Agni, Aakash, Bijli, Jal, Lehar and Vayu. The WMO says that countries in the affected region should name the cyclones. The main impact of cyclone Bulbul was seen in West Bengal state that is the nearest state to the Bay Of Bengal from which the cyclone originated and came from. The India Meteorological Department or the IMD said on Wednesday (November 06) that a Depression in the BoB has already intensified into a Deep Depression and is expected to turn into a cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours. A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours and set to move towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts, skirting Odisha. [9], Ahead of Bulbul's landfall, Bangladeshi officials ordered 2.1 million people to evacuate coastal areas. Cyclone Bulbul is likely to make landfall this evening on the Sundarbans, as it was heading towards the coast yesterday. BENGALURU: Cyclone Kyarr, which originated in the east-central Arabian Sea, was named even before it was formed. Live replay of the current conditions of Cyclone Bulbul Bulbul Cyclone bul bul cyclone cyclone in bay of bengal cyclone bulbul update Bay Of Bengal … [19] The nation's agriculture industry was severely affected, with 289,006 hectares (714,150 acres) of farmland—roughly 14 percent of the nation's total farmland—was damaged. Cyclone Bulbul latest news and updates: Check out the latest news and updates on Cyclone Bulbul. The cyclone made landfall on the Gujarat coast. Neighbouring countries like … Since tropical cyclones always chart a north route, the place of origin indicates where the cyclone Amphan will head for landfall. While the names are suggested by the countries, the final identification is done by New Delhi-based Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC). The naming of cyclones finally started from September 2004 after long discussions. [29], Cyclone Bulbul near peak intensity just before landfall on November 9, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, "Cyclone Bulbul Live: Bulbul Cyclone crosses West Bengal coast", "Tropical Cyclone Bulbul Targets Eastern India, Bangladesh With Flooding Rain, Storm Surge, Winds", "Cyclone Bulbul: 5 to 7 feet high storm surge may hit coastal areas", "Tropical Cyclone Matmo is reborn as Bulbul", "Weather Warning "Tropical Storm MATMO, category 3" - No. Bulbul will be the second cyclone to hit Odisha this year after Fani in May, Biswas said. causing destruction to lives and property. First when cyclone Bulbul arrived West Bengal it made landfall around the Sunderban Dhanchi forest. 2. a songbird, taken to be the nightingale, often mentioned in Persian poetry. And it seems the impact on Odisha will be akin to the impact of cyclone Bulbul. | Blueprint Explosive Exclusive, Is Whatapp's new policy designed to compromise user data? 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