Low Pressure Forms Over Bay of Bengal; Heavy Rain Forecast For Coastal Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: A low-pressure area has formed over the east-central Bay of Bengal & its neighbourhood under the influence of Wednesday’s cyclonic circulation, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted on Thursday.

The system will move in the west-northwest direction in the next 24 hours, it added.

The met office said that the low pressure would trigger light to moderate rainfall at most places and isolated thunderstorm with a wind speed of 40-50 kmph and heavy rain in Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the next three days.

The rainfall intensity is very likely to increase in Odisha and adjoining Central India from October 15. Heavy rainfall activity is likely in few districts of Odisha during October 16-17.

YELLOW WARNING

October 14

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places in Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal.

October 15

Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places in Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nawarangpur, Rayagada, Kandhamal.

October 16

1Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Rayagada, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal.

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places in Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Ganjam.

October 17

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak.

 

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