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Vikash Sharma

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  • Several parts of Odisha will experience heavy rainfall activity in the next 48 hours under the influence of low pressure system.

The Low Pressure Area over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal off south Odisha- north Andhra Pradesh coasts now lies over coastal Odisha and the adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal. The system is likely to move west north-westwards during the next 48 hours, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.

A north-south trough runs from the cyclonic circulation associated with the Low Pressure Area over coastal Odisha and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal to north Tamilnadu and extends upto 1.5 km above mean sea level.

Several parts of Odisha will experience heavy rainfall activity in the next 48 hours under the influence of the system, said IMD in its latest weather bulletin.

Weather forecast and warning for districts of Odisha for next five days:

Day 1 (valid from 1330 hrs IST of 17.08.2021 upto 0830 hrs IST of 18.08.2021)

Yellow Warning (To be updated): Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam,Nayagarh,Khurda,Cuttack,Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Koraput, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj and Kendrapara.

Heavy rainfall is is also likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Boudh, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Rayagada, Gajapati, Balasore, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Angul and Kalahandi.

Day 2 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 18.08.2021 upto 0830 hrs IST of 19.08.2021)

Yellow Warning (To be updated): Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Sonepur, Angul, Nuapada and Bolangir.

Day 3 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 19.08.2021 upto 0830 hrs IST of 20.08.2021)

Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at many places over the districts of Interior Odisha and at a few places over the districts of Coastal Odisha.

Day 4 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 20.08.2021 upto 0830 hrs IST of 21.08.2021) Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at many places over the districts of Interior Odisha and at a few places over the districts of coastal Odisha.

Day 5 (valid from 0830 hrs IST of 21.08.2021 upto 0830 hrs IST of 22.08.2021) Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Odisha.

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