A day after cyclone Bulbul wreaked havoc in the coastal areas of West Bengal (WB), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Nov 10 spoke to WB CM Mamata Banerjee to took stock of the situation.
Following the telephonic conversation, Modi assured Banerjee of all possible assistance from the Union government. “Spoke to WB CM Mamata Official regarding the situation arising due to Cyclone Bulbul.. I pray for everyone’s safety and well-being”, PM asserted.
— ANI (@ANI) 10 November 2019
The Prime Minister also reviewed the situation elsewhere in eastern India, where the cyclone conditions and heavy rains have caused massive damage of crop and property.
Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister announced that her administration rescued 1,64,315 persons from the low lying areas in the coastal districts and at least 75 passengers of a cruise ship in the Bay of Bengal while severe cyclone Bulbul raged on Saturday.
Reviewed the situation in the wake of cyclone conditions and heavy rain in parts of Eastern India.
Spoke to WB CM @MamataOfficial regarding the situation arising due to Cyclone Bulbul. Assured all possible assistance from the Centre. I pray for everyone’s safety and well-being.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 10, 2019
WB CM stated there was no report of any human casualty in the coastal districts. Banerjee said a major part of the cyclone had crossed the state and appealed to the people not to venture outdoors till the situation stabilises completely, IANS news agency reported here.
— ANI (@ANI) November 10, 2019
Although, In the wake of concern expressed by the PM, Narendra Modi, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr. P. K. Mishra helded a high-level meeting on Nov 7 with the States of Odisha, West Bengal and Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to review their preparedness to deal with the situation in view of cyclone storm ‘Bulbul’.
A Red Message was released by the Ministry of Earth Science, On Nov 9, adding It is very likely to weaken gradually, move ‘northeastwards’ and cross West Bengal – Bangladesh Coasts between Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and Khepupara (Bangladesh), across Sunderban delta by late evening/night of 9th November as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 110-120 Kmph gusting to 135 Kmph.
On Nov 10, In the wake of cyclone conditions and heavy rain in parts of Eastern India, PM Reviewed the condition and Spoke to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee regarding the situation arising due to Cyclone Bulbul. Assured all possible assistance from the Centre, The PM said in a statement.. Let’s Prays for everyone’s safety over Cyclone “Bulbul”.
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