Weather Alert: Heavy rain to lash several parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several places across the Odisha will experience incessant rains as a cyclonic circulation has formed over north coastal part of the state.

Besides, a low pressure area is very likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around July 13 and become more marked subsequently. This is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rain in Odisha, the regional meteorological department said on Thursday.

The rains will continue for the next two to three days especially in the coastal and northern region of the State till July 16, as per the Regional Meteorological Centre forecast.

“There is a cyclonic circulation in North coastal Odisha which is at a height of 3.1 and 5.8 km. Monsoon trough is also active now and it is in the normal position,” said HR Biswal, director of meteorological centre.

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