Heavy rains likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heavy to very heavy rains accompanied by high velocity surface wind is likely to lash some places of Odisha in next two days due to a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal.
The low pressure area prevailed over north-west Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha, the meteorological centre here said today.
Under its impact, rain and thundershower would occur at most places over Odisha.
Similarly, heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at one or two places over interior Odisha and heavy rainfall at few places over coastal Odisha during next 48 hours.
Surface wind speed reaching up to 55 kmph may prevail along and off Odisha Coast. Sea condition would be moderate to rough. Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea, the MeT office said.