Heavy Rain In Odisha From Monday: IMD

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

Bhubaneswar Met Centre official, Madan Mohan Das said barring moderate rainfall in some districts in north Odisha on Saturday, the weather in the remaining districts will remain dry for two days up to August 11 (Monday).

“There will be heavy rainfall in the 13 districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Angul, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Puri, Khurda and Nayagarh in the next 48 hours from August 12 under the influence of a fresh low-pressure area, which is most likely to form over the north-west Bay of Bengal,” Das said.

Stating that there has been deficit rainfall in the districts of Balasore, Angul and Deogarh till August 9, Das said the average deficit rainfall in the state during the period is 9 per cent, which will reduce after August 12 under the influence of the low-pressure.

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