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Cyclone Bulbul


Yet to get financial help from Centre for Cyclone Bulbul despite PM Modi's assurance: Mamata

December 02, 2019 2:15 pm

"We have not received a single paise till today from the central government despite Minister Narendra Modi's tweet about helping the state the next day after cyclone 'Bulbul' made a landfall. The home minister had also tweeted," Banerjee said.

Cyclone 'Bulbul' caused Rs 23,811 cr losses: WB govt tells visiting central team

November 16, 2019 10:35 pm

"The state has incurred a total loss of Rs 23,811 crore in the three districts ravaged by cyclone Bulbul where over 35 lakhs of people have been directly affected. A total of 5,17,535 houses were damaged in the cyclone," a senior official said, quoting from the report.

Jagdeep Dhankhar shares Mamata's views of no politics over cyclone relief distribution

November 14, 2019 5:30 pm

At least nine people have lost their lives in the calamity - five from North 24 Parganas, three from South 24 Parganas and one from Purba Midnapore - while seven fishermen were still missing

Centre not providing funds that are due to Bengal: Mamata

November 14, 2019 6:28 pm

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hit out at the Centre saying that it is not releasing funds that are due to the state. She also asked people to refrain from playing politics in relief distribution for Cyclone Bulbul.

Cyclone Bulbul: Mamata forms task force for relief work, tells officials to stay alert on attempt to politicise

November 12, 2019 1:17 am

Mamata, who reached here after taking an aerial survey of the affected areas, also directed setting up of similar task force, led by the district magistrate, in each of the affected districts to monitor relief work.

Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: CM Mamata Banerjee sets up task force to review relief ops

November 12, 2019 9:44 am

Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The storm left a trail of destruction in south Bengal districts after making landfall in Sagar Island on Saturday night, killing at least 14 people. North 24 Parganas was the worst-hit district with reports of five deaths in the district.

West Bengal: In cyclone-hit village, day of despair after night of horror

November 11, 2019 6:57 am

Many residents are worried over the loss of important documents.

8 killed as Cyclone Bulbul leaves behind trail of destruction in Bengal

November 11, 2019 3:31 am

The state government has initiated relief efforts in the areas affected by the cyclone with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee likely to conduct an aerial survey on Monday to assess the damage.

20 killed, thousands evacuated as Cyclone Bulbul batters Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh

November 10, 2019 10:30 pm

On Sunday afternoon, Bulbul weakened into a "deep depression" and lay over coastal Bangladesh and is likely to move east-northeastwards during the next 9 hours, IMD said. 

PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee connect over Cyclone Bulbul after 'refusing' his calls on Cyclone Fani

November 10, 2019 5:37 pm

Home Minister Amit Shah too tweeted that he spoke with Banerjee and is also keeping a close watch on the prevailing situation in Bengal.


Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in West Bengal, Bangladesh

November 10, 2019 7:42 pm

Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul brought in heavy rain in West Bengal accompanied by strong winds which uprooted trees and snapped cables, bringing normal life to a near-halt.

Cyclone Bulbul: Heavy rain, thunderstorms lash Bengal and Odisha

November 09, 2019 8:43 pm

The India Meteorological Department said cyclone Bulbul will make landfall at West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Island (WB) and Khepupara (Bangladesh) across Sunderban delta by Saturday late evening.