A cyclonic circulation will form over east-central Bay of Bengal (BoB) around September 7, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday.
As per IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, a low pressure area is likely to form under its influence in the subsequent 48 hours over west-central BoB.
The formation of the low pressure area is likely to trigger a rise in rainfall activities in several parts of Odisha.
The weather agency in its evening bulletin dated September 4 had issued Yellow Alert for 23 districts with forecast of thunderstorm activities. According to the IMD, thunderstorms with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Puri and Jagatsinghpur.
Similarly, the Yellow Alert has also been issued for the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapara Nayagarh, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Balasore for the next 24 hours.