“High-speed winds with heavy to very heavy rainfall are likely to hit 70-80 kmph in the northern coastal districts of Jagatsingpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj and Kendrapada within 24 hours under a severe cyclonic storm,” he said. to ANI in Bhubaneshwar.
Biswas also said that the Chief Secretary, Government of Odisha, Asit Tripathi had visited the IMD MeT department and reviewed the status of the cyclonic storm.
“The authorities are working with and coordinating with different teams to provide them with a minute-to-minute update. Paradip district has received 106.9 millimeters of rainfall over the last 24 hours,” Biswas added.
He also said that the cyclone-affected areas and the sky will be mostly cloudy in the next 24 hours. “The fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea until Sunday (November 10),” he said.
‘Bulbul’ is moving towards West Bengal and Bangladesh. It is likely to make landfall in Bangladesh with wind speeds around 110-120 kmph in the late evening or at night tonight.