A fresh low pressure system has formed over north Bay of Bengal, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday.
As per IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, the system is likely to further intensify into a well-marked low pressure in 12 hours and into a depression in the subsequent 24 hours by August 14, 2022.
Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience enhanced rainfall activities under the influence of the fresh low pressure system. Moderate to heavy rainfall is likely to lash several coastal districts of the state on August 13 and interior pockets on August 14.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also issued an advisory regarding light to moderate rain/thunderstorm with one or two spells of intense (2-3cm/hour) rainfall in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar said that the alert will remain valid till 9:45pm today. As per the IMD’s advisory, the intense spell of rainfall might lead to traffic congestion and waterlogging conditions in the low-lying areas of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.