Heavy Rain On Cards, SRC Alerts Collectors Of 15 Districts

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner and Additional Chief Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena on Monday issued an advisory-cum-alert to Collectors of 15 districts to remain prepared for heavy rains.

According to the advisory, heavy rains are expected over Balasore, Bargarh, Bolangir, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, Koraput, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Sambalpur, Sonepur and Sundergarh over the next 48 hours.

A cyclonic circulation over northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of the Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coast now lies over the Gangetic West Bengal and its neighbourhood. Another cyclonic circulation is likely to form over east-central and north-east Bay of Bengal from September 25, the SRC’s letter to Collectors read.