Cyclonic Circulation: Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha Again From Sept 28
Bhubaneswar: With a cyclonic circulation brewing over the west-central Bay of Bengal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday forecast heavy rainfall in some districts of Odisha for two days from September 28.
According to the midday bulletin, heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Malkangiri and Koraput districts on September 28. Yellow warning for thunderstorm with lightning has been sounded for one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Boudh during this period.
The subsequent 24 hours are likely to see heavy rainfall in some parts of Gajapati, Rayagada and Koraput. Thunderstorm with lightning is also likely at one or two places in Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj.
Thunderstorm alert has also been issued for several districts on September 26 and September 27 with light to moderate rain forecast till September 30.
CHECK THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT FIVE DAYS HERE
Notably, the ‘North Indian Ocean Extended Range Outlook for Cyclogenesis’ issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted formation of a cyclonic circulation over the north Bay of Bengal during the middle of week 1 (September 23 to 29) and another over the central Bay of Bengal during the middle of week 2 (September 30 to October 6).