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Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over east-central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, a low pressure area has been formed over east-central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday.

The system is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a ‘Depression’ during next 24 hours.

As per the latest IMD bulletin, several parts of Odisha will experience heavy to very heavy rainfall between September 12 and September 14, 2021. An ‘Orange Warning’ for several districts has also been issued by the IMD.

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, Malkangiri, Koraput, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara between today and tomorrow.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Khordha, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Bhadrak and Jajpur between September 12 and 13.

Similarly, heavy rainfall is also very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Dhenkanal, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Angul, Boudh and Kandhamal between the same period.

Fishermen have been warned not to venture into the sea from September 12-14 in view of the depression prevailing in the sea.

(Edited by Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)

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