Two Low Pressures Over Bay Of Bengal To Trigger Rain In Odisha; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, pounded by heavy downpour since Saturday night, may experience more rain as a low-pressure area is likely to form over the South Bay of Bengal close to the Tamil Nadu coast on Tuesday, the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC), SOA Deemed to be University, said on Monday.

The system may cross Tamil Nadu coast as a well-marked low-pressure area on November 11 night, the CEC bulletin said.

Under its influence, Odisha may experience cloudy sky from Tuesday afternoon while light to moderate rain accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur in coastal and south Odisha districts between November 11 and 13, it said.

This system is likely to be followed by the formation of another low-pressure area over the central Bay of Bengal on November 14 which may get very close to central Andhra Pradesh coast on November 16. This could result in moderate rainfall at many places over Odisha with heavy rainfall at one or two locations in south Odisha districts.

Farmers may take precautionary action to protect matured paddy crops. Existing cold conditions in Odisha could continue up to November 10 due to the influence of cold dry wind from the northwest and north but night temperature might rise gradually from Tuesday. The state may have a cloudy sky between November 10 afternoon and November 19, but cold conditions might prevail due to low day temperature and sensible heat, the bulletin added.

Meanwhile, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershower at one or two places in Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Nuapada and Balangir for three days from November 10.

The Met officer further said that there will be no large change in minimum temperature, which will remain 2 to 3 degree below normal, during the next 2 to 3 days and a slight rise thereafter.

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