Vikash Sharma

Even as Odisha was saved by a whisker from approaching cyclone Jawad which turned into a Deep Depression, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rainfall activities in several parts of the State.

Cyclone Jawad Live Updates: Jawad Inches Closer To Odisha Coast

As per IMD, after weakening the Deep Depression remnants of cyclonic storm Jawad will turn into a Depression. It is likely to move north-northeast wards and reach Odisha coast near Puri around noon.

Earlier, the Deep Depression remnant of cyclone Jawad moved north-northeast wards with a speed of 11 kmph during the past six hours.

“It is likely to continue to move north-northeast wards along Odisha coast towards West Bengal coast and weaken into a low pressure area during subsequent 12 hours,” said IMD.

The Met department predicted that several parts of Odisha will experience moderate to heavy rainfall today. An ‘Orange warning’ for heavy to very heavy rainfall has been sounded for five districts- Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur.

Similarly, the IMD has also issued a 'Yellow Warning' for  heavy rainfall in seven districts including Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Angul, Cuttack, Jajpur, Khordha and Puri.