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

"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.

Centre not providing funds that are due to Bengal: Mamata

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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 HIGHLIGHTS: Storm disrupts normal life in Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh

Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS:The severe cyclonic storm brought in heavy rain coupled with strong winds, uprooting trees and snapped cables in Kolkata and its adjoining areas, bring normal life to a near-halt.

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Cyclone Bulbul HIGHLIGHTS: Storm intensifies; rain pounds parts of Bengal, Odisha

Cyclone Bulbul, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the storm is very likely to intensify further till earning morning of November 9.

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

Many residents are worried over the loss of important documents.

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

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

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. 

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Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in West Bengal, Bangladesh

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

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.

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