Deep depression over Bay of Bengal likely to trigger rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are likely to witness rainfall under the impact of a low pressure formed over Bay of Bengal, as per the Regional Meteorological Department’s latest forecast.

As per the forecast report,  a well marked low pressure over Northeast Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression and is centred some 715 km East-Southeast of Balasore.

It is likely to further intensify into a deep depression during the next six hours and is likely to move North-Northeast wards and cross Myanmar and adjoining Bangladesh coasts between Kyaukpyu and Teknal (Bangladesh) tonight, informed the met office.

“Rain and thunderstorm are likely to occur in several parts of Odisha. Distant cautionary signal no.1 has been hoisted at all ports while fishermen have been warned not to venture into sea as the conditions are likely to remain rough,” read the met bulletin.