Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Bulbul-Matmo was a strong tropical cyclone which struck Vietnam and the Indian state of West Bengal as well as Bangladesh in November 2019, bringing storm surge, heavy rains, and flash floods.Matmo formed on October 28 and made landfall on Vietnam on October 30. Matmo’s remnants entered the Andaman Sea. It began to organize over the southern Bay of Bengal in early November, Bulbul slowly intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm. It is only the fourth tropical cyclone ever recorded to regenerate over the Andaman Sea, having crossed Southeast Asia overland. In addition, it is only the second to make it to hurricane strength, the first being in 1960.
"No one becomes anyone mouthpiece after showing concern towards poor education, health system and roads. When I praised Mamata for her commendable work for Cyclone Bulbul preparedness, nobody called me.. IndiaTimes - Published
A fresh war of words erupted between the West Bengal governor and the state govt with Jagdeep Dhankhar, the incumbent at the Raj Bhavan saying politics over distribution of relief in areas hit by.. IndiaTimes - Published
Cyclone Bulbul that battered the coastal districts of West Bengal before hurtling towards Bangladesh has caused a loss which could be between Rs 15,000 crore and Rs 19,000 crore in the state. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
Cyclone Bulbul lashed Bangladesh overnight, killing six people and leaving relatives in a desperate search for 36 missing fishermen, though prompt evacuations saved many lives and the worst was over,.. Reuters - Published
Cyclone Bulbul lashed Bangladesh overnight, killing two people, injuring scores and damaging homes but prompt evacuations saved many lives and the worst was over, officials said on Sunday. Reuters - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the.. IndiaTimes - Published