Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ may hit Bangladesh tomorrow: Met office

DHAKA Cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' is likely to hit

Bangladesh coast at any time tomorrow, an official of Bangladesh

Meteorological Department said today.

We cannot tell the exact time when Bulbul will hit. But the cyclone does

not change its direction, it may hit the Bangladesh coast anytime tomorrow,

meteorologist Shanana Sultana told BSS at 12 noon.

She said Bulbul was still 700 kilimetres away from the Bangladesh coast and

was advancing towards Bangladesh and India's West-Bengal.

Meanwhile, maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have

been advised to keep hoisting local cautionary signal number four, according

to an official release.

Bulbul was over east-central bay and adjoining area, moved north-

northwestwards over the same area and was centred at 6 am about 760 km south-

southwest of Chattogram port, 710 km south-southwest of Cox's Bazar port, 665

km south of Mongla port and 650 km south of Payra port, the release said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)