The storm in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone on Sunday, packing wind speed of more than 75 kmph, and is expected to get stronger.
The cyclone forming over Bay of Bengal may not be as severe as cyclone Tauktae, which intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm.
Up to 1.8 million were expected to be evacuated by Saturday evening ahead of Cyclone Bulbul, said Enamur Rahman, Bangladesh's junior disaster management minister.
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning regarding the Amphan Cyclone and said that it is likely to move towards West Bengal as an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday.
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The depression is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm, 'Yaas', by Monday, IMD added.