Bhubaneswar: The bugle has been blown for withdrawal of the south-west monsoon as evident from the weather forecast made by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) basing on the present wind condition in the atmosphere.
In his today’s media briefing, Bhubaneswar Met Centre Director H.R. Biswas said, “In the next 48 hours, there are favourable chances for withdrawal of south-west monsoon mainly from western Odisha and north-western Odisha. Subsequently, there are chances of withdrawal of south-west monsoon from entire Odisha and also from entire country in the further next two days.”
“Today’s forecast indicates mostly dry weather for western Odisha in the next four-five days. On the other hand, light to moderate rain likely to be in some districts of coastal Odisha in the next two-three days,” he informed.
The weatherman also informed, “As per the rainfall report of last 24 hours, most of the districts had dry weather. One or two places in the coastal Odisha districts and one or two places in Angul and Dhenkanal districts experienced rainfall.”
“Highest rainfall of 18.0 mm was recorded in
Satyabadi in Puri district while in Dhenkanal’s Hindol 7.02 mm. On the contrary, western Odisha had mostly dry weather condition,” he added.