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Weather Alert: Met Predicts Heavy Rain, Issues Yellow Warning For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s Regional Centre here issued yellow warning for seven districts- Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore on Wednesday.

According to a bulletin issued by the weather office, heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over these districts in the next 24 hours.

Moreover, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at many places over the districts of coastal Odisha, at a few places over the districts of South Interior Odisha-Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal and at one or two places over the rest districts of the State, the bulletin read.

“The low pressure area very likely to become well-marked low pressure over west central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast in the next 24 hours and to move north-northestwards and concentrate into a depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off  Odisha­ West Bengal coasts during subsequent 24 hours,” Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar tweeted.

Under the influence of low pressure area over central parts of Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph is likely over the west central parts of Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood till 23rd October, 2020, said the bulletin.

Meanwhile, fishermen are advised not to venture into deep sea area of west central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood till 23rd October, 2020.

(Edited By Ramakanta Biswas)

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