Odisha

Bay Of Bengal Low Pressure To Trigger Heavy Rains In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department today informed that a Low Pressure Area has formed over east-central Bay of Bengal. “Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over east-central Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood a low pressure area has formed over the same region,” the IMD stated.

“The associated cyclonic circulation extends up to midtropospheric levels. It is likely to move west-northwest wards and become well marked during next 48 hours,” the IMD added in its afternoon bulletin today.

As a result of this low pressure on Wednesday – Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Puri, Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal and Ganjam districts are likely to experience thunderstorm with lightning and accompanied with gusty surface winds.

There will be light to moderate rains in most of the parts of the State. “Heavy to very heavy Rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi on Thursday,” the IMD informed.

On the other hand the Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of West Central & North Bay of Bengal, today.

Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Goa, Some parts of Maharashtra, some more parts of Karnataka and Rayalaseema, remaining parts of Tamil nadu, some parts of Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh, some more parts of Central and North Bay of Bengal and some parts of Northeastern states during next 48 hours.

“Conditions are likely to become favorable subsequently for further advance of Southwest monsoon into some more parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana remaining parts of Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra Pradesh, remaining parts of Bay of Bengal & northeastern states, Sikkim, some parts of Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal during subsequent 48 hours,” the IMD bulletin read.

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