Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha and Jharkhand are expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours as the depression over Gangetic West Bengal has intensified into a deep depression.
As per the latest bulletin of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued on Monday, the deep depression is likely to move slowly west-northwest wards initially during the next 24 hours and subsequently it is likely to move north wards.
Under the impact, several parts of Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand would experience heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours till October 10, said met office sources.
Winds with speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph would prevail along and off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts during the next 24 hours.
As the sea condition is likely to be rough, fishermen have been warned not to venture into sea.