Low Pressure Area Over Bay Weakens, Rainfall Intensity Likely To Decrease In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over the west-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast has weakened, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

According to the weather department, the intensity of rainfall is likely to decrease from Wednesday.

Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Khurda, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri have been sounded a yellow warning for heavy rainfall till Thursday morning, while Ganjam, Puri and Gajapati are likely to witness similar weather condition on Thursday.

The state recorded 24.9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours under the influence of an active monsoon and low pressure area, which is 329% more than the normal rainfall of 5.8 mm.

Ganjam district recorded maximum rainfall of 71.6 mm, which is 855% more than the normal rainfall of 7.5 mm.

The twin cities of Odisha are likely to receive spells of rain for the next seven days.


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