MUMBAI, Nov. 5 -- The India Meteorological Department said winter onset in Maharashtra will be delayed by at least another two weeks owing to the development of a tropical cyclone - Bulbul - in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days.

A weather depression has developed over the southeast Bay of Bengal and north Andaman Sea, which is likely to develop into cyclone Bulbul from Wednesday and a very severe cyclonic storm by November 9, moving west northwestwards towards Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh in the coming days.

The IMD said average minimum temperatures across Maharashtra generally drop to 13-14 degrees Celsius during the first 10 days of November. However, the average night temperature is currently ranging between 19 and 20 degree...