New Delhi: Hurricane ‘Bullbull’ formed the Bay of Bengal to hit in India. The Meteorological Department has warned that heavy rains are likely to occur in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the northern coasts of Odisha as a result of the cyclone. As a result, heavy rainfall is likely in West Bengal. The Meteorological Department said that strong winds were also expected.
Bulbul is the third hurricane to occur in two weeks after Kyarr and Maha. The cyclone was named Bulbul by Pakistan. The bulletin is expected to strengthen in the next six hours, the alert says. The caution has been issued in Odisha, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the wake of Hurricane Bulbul. The Meteorological Department has warned that winds will be blowing at speeds of 70 to 90 km per hour tomorrow.
Winds will be possible up to 100 mph. The meteorological department has warned that homes could be damaged and the communications power lines damaged. There is also a directive not to go fishing in the area in the coming days. By Saturday morning, the course of the hurricane will begin to change. The meteorological department has predicted that cyclone would move to Bangladesh along the West Bengal coast.
More rain is expected in Kerala due to the impact of Bulbul. However, the weather department changed the Yellow Alert announcement yesterday. Heavy rainfall is expected in most districts on Saturday and Sunday. According to the latest analysis, the Idukki district is expected to receive more rainfall than ever before. Yellow Alert has been announced in Idukki. Yellow Alerts are in place in Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Malappuram, and Kozhikode districts on Saturday and Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Idukki, Thrissur, and Malappuram districts on Sunday.
The Prime Minister’s Office has evaluated the safety arrangements for Hurricane Bulbul. The high-level meeting, chaired by the Principal Secretary, was issued with vigilance in Odisha, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Island in the wake of the cyclone. The Chief Secretaries have been asked to monitor the situation 24 hours a day. Bulbul is the seventh hurricane to hit the Indian coast this year. Other hurricanes this year include Pabuk, Fani (Bay of Bengal), Vayu, Hika, Kyarr and Maha (Arabian Sea).