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Mrunal Manmay Dash

Bhubaneswar: With low pressure area around Northern Andaman sea in the Bay of Bengal triggering onset of southwest monsoon in Odisha, many parts of the State are expected to receive heavy rainfall over the next few days.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclonic circulation over north-interior Odisha & neighbourhood now lies over East Madhya Pradesh & neighbourhood and extends between 3.1 to 7.6 km above mean sea level.

Under its impact, heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Sambalpur and Sundergarh districts. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre has also issued yellow warning for Kendrapara,

On Monday, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Ganjam, Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj districts.

Similarly, yellow warning has been issued for Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Bolangir, Sonepur, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Sundergarh, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Nuapada for Tuesday (June 16).

The districts of Nabrangpur, Kalahandi, Angul, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Cuttack, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Sonepur may experience very heavy rainfall on Wednesday (June 17) as the Regional Met Centre had had issued yellow warning for these districts too.

Similarly, the Met department issued yellow warning for Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh, Deogarh, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Angul for Thursday, 18th June 2020.

On Sunday, Sambalpur and Sundergarh districts witnessed heavy rainfall. As per the met department’s mid-day bulletin of 14th June, Sundergarh and Bamra in Sambalpur received 16 and 13 cm of rainfall respectively. Both Mandira Dam and Panposh in Sundergarh district received 10 cm of rainfall respectively.

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Edited By Ramakanta Biswas

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