Bhubaneswar: A low pressure has formed over North-East Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood and is likely to become more well marked in next 24 hours.
The Regional Meteorological Department tweeted and shared the information. The tweet added that the low pressure with the associated cyclonic circulation is extending up to mid-tropospheric levels.
As predicted #A #LowPressure Area has #formed over #Northeast #BayofBengal & neighbourhood with the associated cyclonic circulation extending upto #midtropospheric levels and likely to #become #more #marked over #Northwest #Bay of Bengal & neighborhood during the next 24 hours
— Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar (@mcbbsr) September 20, 2020
Resultantly, Orange and Yellow warnings have been issued for several districts across Odisha. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Deogarh, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Angul, Nuapada, Balangir and Subarnapur.
The districts of Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Cuttack, Malkangiri and Koraput are expected to remain heavy rainfall at one or two places.
Fisherfolk have been advised by IMD to stay away from the ocean.