Low Pressure Area Forms Over Bay Of Bengal

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area has formed over the north-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal, informed the regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.

It is likely to intensify further into a well marked low pressure area during the next 12 hours and concentrate into a depression during the next 24 hours.

Under its influence heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in interior and coastal Odisha on August 19 and in western Odisha on August 20.

Squally weather with gusty surface wind speed reaching 45 to 55 kmph is very likely over north adjoining west central Bay of Bengal during August 19 to 20 and along & off Odisha coast on August 20.