Rain likely to continue in Odisha till September 16: Met office

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rains likely to continue at some places in southern districts and in the coastal areas under the impact of a cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal, the local Metrological office here predicted.

Under its impact, heavy rainfall would occur from September 12, and this trend will continue till September 16, the Met office added.

Notably, the State had received 16% less monsoon rainfall starting from June 1 to till date, while nine districts had received less than normal rainfall.