Incessant rain brings down temperature

Bhubaneswar: The incessant rain under the influence of a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal and the south west monsoon has brought down the temperature in the State.

Meanwhile, the meteorological department informed the well marked low pressure over NW Bay of Bengal off Orissa-West Bengal Coast has concentrated into a depression. It is centered at about 210 km east of Balasore.

The met dept has forecast rain and thundershower at most places over the State during the next 24 hour.

Extremely heavy rainfall is expected at one or two places over North Orissa, while heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at one or two places over South Orissa during the next 48 hours.

The rain has dampened the Raja festivities across the State while the rains have brought good news for the farmers.