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Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued heavy rainfall alert for several districts of Odisha. With several districts of Odisha experiencing deficit rainfall, the State is soon likely to witness low pressure-induced rainfall in the next five days that could help replenish the deficit.

As per the latest weather bulletin, a low pressure area is likely to form over Northwest Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood around August 13. Under its influence, several districts of the State will experience heavy to very heavy rainfall till August 16.

Day 1 (Valid from 0830 HRS of August 11 up to 0830 HRS of August 12)

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall alert has been issued for Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Boudh, Kandhamal.

Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at many places over the districts of south, interior Odisha & at a few places over the rest of the districts in the State

Day 2 (Valid from 0830 HRS of August 12 up to 0830 HRS of August 13)

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall likely in Sundargarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Angul, Jharsuguda,Kendrapara Bargarh and Sonepur

Day 3 (Valid from 0830 HRS of August 13 up to 0830 HRS of August 14)

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal.

Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at most places over the districts of North Interior Odisha & at many places over the rest districts of Odisha.

Day 4 (Valid from 0830 HRS of August 14 up to 0830 HRS of August 15)

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall warning issued for the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Angul, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Sambalpur, Kalahandi, Nawarangpur, Ganjam.

Day 5 (Valid from 0830 HRS of August 15 up to 0830 HRS of August 16)

Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sambalpur, Sonepur, Bolangir, Bargarh

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Nuapada, Kalahandi, Boudh, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Jharsuguda, Nabarangpur

(Edited By Bikram Keshari Jena)

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