Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued yellow warning for heavy rainfall in six southern districts of Odisha under the influence of a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal.
According to an IMD bulletin, the cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast turned into a low-pressure area off the north Andhra Pradesh coast on Sunday morning while associated cyclonic circulation tilting southwestwards is most likely to become more marked.
Under its influence, there will be heavy rainfall in most parts in the south Odisha with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places in the next 24 hours.
In view of the heavy rainfall warning, IMD has issued yellow warning for the following districts.
Heavy rainfall at one or two places over the district of Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Gajapati and Nabarangpur.
Heavy rainfall at one or two places over the district of Malkangiri, Koraput, Gajapati, Rayagada.