No Heavy Rainfall alert for Odisha in next 2 days: Met department

Bhubaneswar: Even though the southwest monsoon has covered the entire Odisha on Saturday, there is no possibility of heavy rainfall in next two days, predicted Regional Meteorological Centre today.

As per reports, interior parts of the State especially Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Phulbani, Malkangiri and Kalahandi will experience rainfall under the influence of the low pressure crossing Chhattisgarh. However, the intensity of the rainfall will be relatively much less.

“Low pressure formed over the north Bay of Bengal is moving towards north Chhattisgarh and adjoining areas. In next two days, there is no forecast for heavy rainfall in the State. However, several interior parts of the State will experience rain today,” said LD Mohapatra, duty officer of the regional meteorological centre.

After two days, thunderstorm accompanied by rain is likely to occur at several places. “As there is no heating effect, chances of Norwester rain is also minimal,” said Mohapatra.

Talcher recorded the highest rainfall of 22 mm whereas other places experienced rain within 10 to 12 mm yesterday, the met department said.