Low Pressure In Bay Of Bengal: Moderate To Heavy Rains To Continue Till July 31

Bhubaneswar: Under influence of the cyclonic circulation over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood on Monday, a Low Pressure Area has formed over the same region with the associated cyclonic circulation extending upto mid tropospheric levels, the Indian Meteorological Department stated.

“It is very likely to become a Well Marked Low Pressure Area over North Bay of Bengal & adjoining Bangladesh during next 24 hours and slowly move westwards across West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during next 3-4 days. Under its influence fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely to occur till 30th July over some districts of Odisha,” the IMD informed.

It may cause temporary water logging in some places of low lying areas in the districts of heavy rainfall activity for which drainage of excess water may be required from agriculture field. Also temporarily water logging and traffic disruption may occur in low lying areas of some city in the districts of heavy rainfall activity.

The Bhubaneswar station of IMD stated that squally weather with surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph very likely over North-East Bay of Bengal on today, 27th July 2021 and over North Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during 28th to 30th July, 2021.

“Fishermen are advised not to venture into deep sea areas of Northeast Bay of Bengal & neighborhood on today, 27th July 2021. Along & off Odisha coast and North Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood during 28th to 30th July, 2021.”