Odisha Weather Alert: Met Predicts Rain, Issues Yellow Warning For 16 Districts
Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s Regional Centre here issued yellow warning for several districts forecasting light to moderate rain from on Tuesday till next four-five days.
According to a bulletin issued by the weather office, yellow warning has been issued for 16 districts- Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Kalahandi, Nayagarh, Khurda and Boudh.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts, the bulletin read.
“Several places in Odisha are likely to witness light to moderate rain or thundershower in the coming four-five days,” said HR Biswas, director of IMD Bhubaneswar.
The Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are likely to witness partly cloudy sky with possibility of moderate rain or thunderstorm, the wether office informed.
Four types of colour-coded rain warnings
- Red: Very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm (take action)
- Orange: Heavy to very rainfall 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm (be prepaid)
- Yellow: Moderate rain 15.6 mm to 64.4 mm (be updated)
- Green: Light rain 2.5 mm to 15.5 mm with no warning