Cyclonic storm Bulbul has weakened from ‘very severe’ to ‘severe’ and crossed the coast of West Bengal with a maximum wind speed of 110-120 km per hour gusting up to 120 km per hour into Bangladesh, the Met department said.
Under its influence, light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places very likely over North and South 24 Parganas and Nadiya. Light to moderate rainfall at many places likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram, according to the IMD bulletin.
Minimum temperature very likely to fall over northwest and adjoining central India by 2-4°C during the next two-three days, the bulletin mentioned. Due to the Cyclone, clouding has already increased significantly over the Northeastern states.
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