Possibility Of Cyclone Fades, Odisha To Receive Heavy Rains Due To Low Pressure

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today informed that
the Low Pressure Area over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood now lies over northern parts of Central-BayofBengal & neighbourhood. It is likely to move westnorthwestwards and reach south Odisha-north Andhra Pradesh coasts during next 24 hours.

“Under the influence of yesterday’s cyclonic circulation over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal & adjoining areas, today morning a low pressure area has formed over the same location, which now lies over northern parts of Central Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood and the associated cyclonic circulation extends up to 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height,” IMD stated.

Under the influence of a Low Pressure Area over northern parts of Central Bay of Bengal, squally weather with surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph very likely over central Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during 14th and 15th October, 2021 and over Central Bay of Bengal and north Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during 16th to 18th October, IMD added.

“Fishermen are advised not to venture into the deep sea areas of central Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during 14th and 15th October,2021 and over Central Bay of Bengal and north Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast during 16th to 18th October, 2021,” the IMD stated.

Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, and Dhenkanal during the next 24 hours.

The Southwest Monsoon has further withdrawn from some more parts of Telangana; remaining parts of Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra & Konkan; some parts of North Interior Karnataka and most parts of Central Arabian Sea. The withdrawal line now passes through Kohima, Silchar, Krishnanagar, Baripada, Malkangiri, Nalgonda, Bagalkote, and Vengurla, the IMD further stated.