Low Pressure Intensifies, Heavy Rainfall To Lash Odisha In Next 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall is likely to lash most parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours with the low pressure formed over northwest Bay of Bengal intensifying further, a bulletin issued by the regional meteorological centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said on Sunday.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at a few places in South Odisha with extremely heavy rainfall at one or two places in Rayagada, Kandhamal, Balangir, Kalahandi, Nuapada and Nabarangpur.

The Met bulletin also predicted that heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places in Koraput, Malkangiri, Kalahandi, Balangir, Nabarangpur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Sambalpur and Boudh districts.

Stating that wind speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph is likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast, the weatherman advised the fishermen not to venture into the sea during the next 48 hours as the conditions would be rough.

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