Odisha

Heavy Rain Alert For 2 Days As Monsoon Covers Most Parts Of Odisha Including Bhubaneswar

By
OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Southwest Monsoon on Friday covered some more parts of Odisha, including state capital Bhubaneswar, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

It added that conditions are favourable for further advance of monsoon into some more parts of Odisha during the next 3-4 days. The agency’s graph shows that monsoon has covered most parts of Odisha, except some regions in Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Balasore and Mayurbhanj.

“Southwest Monsoon has covered 24 districts – Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Balangir, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Deogarh, more parts of Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Balasore and some parts of Sundargarh and Mayurbhanj,” the MeT office said.

The weather agency further said that Odisha is likely to experience isolated heavy (64.5-115.5 mm) to very heavy rainfall (115.5-204.4 mm) on June 21 and 22. Fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) may also occur in the state during the next 5 days.

WEATHER FORECAST

JUNE 21

Thunderstorm with lightning accompanied by gusty surface windspeed reaching 30-40 kmph is likely at one or two places in Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh, Nuapada, Balangir, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, and Gajapati.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur at one or two places in Rayagada, and Kandhamal and heavy rainfall in Gajapati, Khurda, Kalahandi, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Nayagarh, and Ganjam.

JUNE 22

Thunderstorm with lightning accompanied by gusty surface windspeed reaching 30-40 kmph may continue in Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh and Jharsuguda.

Heavy Rainfall is also likely at one or two places in Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts.

JUNE 23

Thunderstorm with lightning accompanied by gusty surface windspeed reaching 30-40 kmph may occur at one or two places in Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj, and Keonjhar.

Light to moderate rain is expected to continue at many places in the state thereafter. The day temperature is also likely to fall by 2-4 degree celsius during the next 2 days, it added.

 

OB Bureau

Recent Posts

CM Mohan Majhi Forms Task Force For Northern Odisha Development Council

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi on Tuesday constituted a task force for the formation…

July 23, 2024

Odisha CM Hails Union Budget As Pro-Poor & Growth-Oriented

Bhubaneswar: Hailing the union budget for 2024-25 as pro-poor and growth-oriented, Chief Minister Mohan Charan…

July 23, 2024

Odisha Govt To Seize Vehicles Running Without Valid Fitness, Registration

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to reduce road accidents and ensure passenger safety, Commerce and Transport Minister…

July 23, 2024

Budget 2024: Record Rs 2,62,200 Cr Allocation As Capex For Railways

New Delhi: Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday said that the government has allocated record…

July 23, 2024

Stunning Tribute To Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra On Day 2 Of ‘Parampara’ At Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre

Mumbai: Commencing Guru Purnima celebrations at the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre, the first weekend…

July 23, 2024

Duplicate Sauce-Making Unit Busted In Odisha Capital; Owner Detained

Bhubaneswar: A duplicate sauce manufacturing unit was busted and a number of ingredients and raw…

July 23, 2024

ECoR Breaks Through 700m Escape Tunnel On Khurda Road-Bolangir New Line Project

Bhubaneswar: The Khurda Road-Bolangir Rail Link Project achieved a major milestone as Construction Wing of…

July 23, 2024

Nothing Substantial: BJD’s Naveen Patnaik Blasts Centre For ‘Continued Neglect’ Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Former chief minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday termed the Union Budget…

July 23, 2024