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IMD Predicts Heavy Rains In Odisha Over Next 5 Days

Bhubaneswar: Under the influence of cyclonic circulation over Westcentral & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Coastal Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts, a low pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coasts, the IMD informed.

Associated cyclonic circulation extends upto 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height, IMD Bhubaneswar Director HR Biswas said.

“Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in one or two places in most of the districts. Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at most places over the districts of interior and coastal Odisha,” he added.

The monsoon trough at mean sea level now passes through center of low pressure area of
Kutch & neighbourhood, Ahmedabad, Raisen, Seoni, Pendra Road, Sambalpur, center of low pressure area over Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha & Gangetic West Bengal coasts and thence southeastwards to eastcentral Bay of Bengal, the IMD bulletin read.

HR Biswas, Director, IMD Bhubaneswar

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