Odisha to witness a gradual decrease in the intensity of low pressure-induced rainfall from today, informed the regional centre of IMD in Bhubaneswar.
At the same time, the centre has predicted more rains for the State from September 18 as a fresh cyclonic circulation may develop over north Bay of Bengal.
As per the information shared by the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD in Bhubaneswar, the well marked low-pressure area over southeast Madhya Pradesh & adjoining north Vidarbha has moved to central parts of East Madhya Pradesh.
The system is less likely to bring rains in Odisha.
However, the weathermen have predicted that a fresh cyclonic circulation may develop over north Bay of Bengal and bring more spells of rain to Odisha around September 18.
However, yellow warnings were still in place for Sundragarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam and Gajapati till 8.30am on September 14.
Similarly, from 8.30am on September 14 to 8.30 am on September 15, yellow warning has been issued for Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal, Naygarh, Cuttack and Ganjam as one or two places of these districts are likely to witness heavy rainfall and thunderstorm with lightning.
And, for the next 24 hours starting 8.30 am on September 15, yellow warning has also been issued to Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara for thunderstorm with lightening is very likely to occur one or two places over these districts.
“There will be less rainfall activities across Odisha on September 16 and 17. And from September 18 onward, the intensity is very likely to increase,” scientist and head of regional IMD centre H R Biswas had informed on September 13.