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Low Pressure Likely Over Bay Of Bengal, Heavy Rainfall Forecast In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rainfall across several districts of Odisha in the next five days.

A cyclonic circulation lies over Gangetic West Bengal & adjoining Bangladesh between 2.1 &. 3.1 km above mean sea level.

Another cyclonic circulation between 3.1 km & 4.5 km above mean sea level lies over northeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, under its influence a low pressure area very likely to form over north Bay of Bengal by tomorrow (August 4).

While the IMD has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershower at most places over the districts of in the State in the next 24 hours, it has warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Bolangir, Boudh, Kandhamal, Mayurbhanj and heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh and Koraput.
On day two, the IMD while predicting light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at most places over the districts in the State has issued orange warning predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Angul, Boudh, Dhenkanal.

The IMD has also predicted heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Kalahandi, Bolangir, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Cuttack.

Similarly, on day three, the IMD has issued orange warning predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Bargarh, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Sonepur.It has issued a yellow warning predicting heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Nuapada, Bolangir, Angul and Keonjhar.

Besides, on day four, the IMD while predicting light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at many places over the districts of Interior Odisha and at a few places over the districts of coastal Odisha, has issued yellow warning predicting heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Nawarangpur.

Further, on day five (valid from 0830 hrs IST of August 7 up to 0830 hrs IST of August 08), the IMD has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at a few places over several districts of Odisha.

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