Vikash Sharma

A low pressure area has formed over Odisha and neighbourhood, informed India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.

As per IMD, the low pressure area has formed under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal off south Odisha ­north Andhra Pradesh Coasts.

Already several parts of Odisha are experiencing heavy rainfall activities for the past couple of days under the influence of a low pressure system. There is every likelyhood that the fresh low pressure area will attribute towards enhanced rainfall activities in the State.

"Monsoon trough now passes through Anoopgarh, Sikar, Gwalior, Satna, Pendra Road, centre of Low Pressure Area over Odisha & neighbourhood and thence southeastwards to Eastcentral Bay of Bengal & extends upto 1.5 km above mean sea level," tweeted IMD's Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar.