Rains continue to lash parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rains continue to lash central and coastal regions of the state paralysing normal life since last evening due to the cyclonic storm in North West Bay of Bengal. According to local Meteorological  department, the cyclonic storm is likely to take the form of low pressure in next 48 hours.

While Koraput recorded 66 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours,  Athgarh, Bhawanipatna and Similiguda received 54 mm, 45 mm and 37 mm rainfall respectively.