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Heavy Rainfall To Lash Odisha For Next 48 Hours


11 September 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das


Bhubaneswar: The monsoon trough has now moved to northeast Bay of Bengal as a result of which a cyclonic circulation lies over coastal West Bengal and neighbourhood between 3.1 and 5.8 kilometres above mean sea level.

Under its influence light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at most places over the districts of North Odisha and at many places over the districts of South Odisha in the next 24 hours.

The regional office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange warning with prediction of heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of Bhadrak, Jajpur, Balasore, Kendrapada, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar.

Besides, Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Khurdha, Sundergarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda in the next 24 hours.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is also very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur in the next 48 hours. Besides, heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Dhenkanal, Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur.

Sudarshan Mishra, Meteorologist