[WATCH] Fresh Low Pressure Area Forms Over Bay Of Bengal; Odisha Braces For More Rain
Bhubaneswar: A fresh low pressure area formed over northeast and adjoining areas of east central Bay of Bengal off Bangladesh-Myanmar coasts at 5.30 am on Thursday, informed the regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The system is likely to move west-northwestwards and become well-marked during the next 12 hours.
It is likely to intensify into a depression during the subsequent 24 hours, the Met centre said.
ଉତ୍ତର-ପୂର୍ବ ଏବଂ ପାର୍ଶ୍ଵବର୍ତ୍ତୀ ପୂର୍ବ-କେନ୍ଦ୍ରୀୟ ବଙ୍ଗୋପସାଗର ଅଞ୍ଚଳରେ ଏକ ଲଘୁଚାପ କ୍ଷେତ୍ର ସୃଷ୍ଟି ହୋଇଛି l ଆଗାମୀ 12 ଘଣ୍ଟା ମଧ୍ୟରେ ଆହୁରି ଘନୀଭୂତ ହୋଇ ସୁଦୃଶ ଲଘୁଚାପ ଏବଂ 24 ଘଣ୍ଟା ମଧ୍ୟରେ ଘନୀଭୂତ ହୋଇ ଅବପାତ ର ରୁପନେବାର ସମ୍ଭାବନା pic.twitter.com/UsBh90ajVB
— Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar (@mcbbsr) August 18, 2022
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to lash Odisha again from August 19 due to the fresh low pressure area.
On August 18, heavy rainfall (7 to 11 cm) is likely at isolated places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Sundargarh, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Dhenkanal, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda and Bargarh.
The intensity of rainfall is likely to increase in the subsequent two days. Isolated places in Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Balangir, Sonepur, Boudh and Jajpur are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 to 20 cm) on August 19. Heavy rainfall (7 to 11 cm) is also likely at isolated places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Rayagada, Nuapada, Nawarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri districts during this period.