A low pressure formed over south Bangladesh and adjoining north Bay of Bengal and West Bengal has turned into a 'well-marked low-pressure system' on Wednesday morning, informed Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar.
The well-marked low pressure is likely to move westwards across West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during the subsequent 48 hours, said the Met department.
“Yesterday's Low Pressure over North Bay of Bengal now lies as a well-marked Low Pressure Area over south Bangladesh and adjoining North Bay of Bengal and West Bengal. It is likely to move westwards across West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during next 48 hours,” the Met Centre informed through a tweet.
The weather office has issued yellow warning with forecast of widespread light to moderate rainfall and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall for some districts in the next few days.
The IMD has also warned the fishermen not to venture into North Bay of Bengal between July 28 and 30 as squally wind reaching upto a speed of 40-50 kmph is likely to prevail during this time.
As of July 27, Odisha has recorded a total of 402.1 mm of rainfall which is 21% deficient as compared to the long-term average rainfall.
(Edited By Suryakant Jena)