Important Facts For Prelims
- 08 Nov 2019
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha over Cyclone Bulbul in the Bay of Bengal.
- The depression over the east-central and southeast Bay of Bengal and North Andaman Sea has turned into a severe cyclonic storm.
- The landfall of the cyclone is expected between Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and Khepupara (Bangladesh).
- The cyclone has been named by Pakistan.