Alexa Bulbul to cross Satkhira early Sunday

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Bulbul to cross Satkhira early Sunday

 Satkhira Correspondent

 Published: 03:40 AM, 10 November 2019   Updated: 08:00 PM, 10 November 2019

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People of the coastal district Satkhira are passing the night with the panic of cyclone Bulbul. However, no accident has been reported yet of the district till 1 am. Regional Meteorological Department says, the cyclone Bulbul likely to cross the area on early Sunday.

Local UP chairmen said there was no accident in the coastal Shamnagar upazila’s Gabura, Padampukur and Burigolini UPs. On the other hand, no bad report has yet been learned from the coastal Protapnagar, and Shriula UP of Ashashuni upazila.

Satkhira Meteorological Department official Zulfiqar Ali said the Bulbul’s movement had started in the coastal areas. Some of these effects have already begun. From the center, it is said that the Bulbul will cross the Satkhira coastline around 3-4 am. At this time there is a possibility of a tidal surge.

Meanwhile, about 1.5 lakhs of coastal people of the area have been taken to 270 cyclone shelter centers and to 1200 schools, colleges, and universities.

The district administration has said that the sheltered people will not be able to leave the shelter until further instructions. Upon the direction of the district administration, the Upazila administration and the UP administration providing their food and other needs.