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Nov 09, 2019
8:42PM

Cyclone Bulbul: WB Govt shifts more than 1 lakh 43 thousand people in low lying areas

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In view of cyclonic storm Bulbul, the West Bengal Government has shifted more than one lakh 43 thousand people in low lying areas of coastal and adjoining districts.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reviewed the situation at a high-level meeting in the State Secretariat this afternoon. 

AIR Correspondent reports that Naval ships, helicopters, Coast Guards, teams of NDRF, SDRF have been kept ready to deal with the situation.


Flight operations from Kolkata Airport have been suspended till tomorrow morning. South Eastern Railways has cancelled Odisha and Midnapur bound trains in view of the prevailing situation. 

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is monitoring the situation from control room of the State Secretariat.

Costal Districts of the State and adjoining places are experiencing continuous rains since yesterday under the influence of super cyclonic storm. 
 

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