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Rains bring respite from heat as mercury drops

Bhubaneswar: Rains brought respite from extreme heat in Odisha today under the influence of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal and a nor’wester. The mercury breached the 40 degrees Celsius mark in only four places in the state, all in the western region. Titlagarh became the hottest place, recording 43 degrees Celsius, the MeT […]

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China slowly increasing influence in the Bay of Bengal: Indian Navy officer

Kolkata: China is slowly increasing its political, economic and military influence in the Bay of Bengal by forging maritime ties with the countries such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh through infrastructural fundings, a senior Indian navy officer said here on Monday. However, there is an amount of skepticism about China’s military initiatives in the […]

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Rain likely due to depression over Bay of Bengal

Bhubaneswar: A depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rain or thundershower accompanied by gusty surface wind by tomorrow in Odisha, which is reeling in scorching summer heat. The well marked low pressure area of yesterday concentrated into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal today and moved north-northeastwards. The system is likely […]

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Odisha’s National Waterway Project On Right Track

Bhubaneswar: To tap the potential for smooth cargo movement along the river system, hydrographic survey of Mahanadi River, which converges with seawater in Bay of Bengal, has got underway ahead of the commissioning of national waterways project. In a lead up to the national waterways project in Odisha, hydrographic survey of the Mahanadi is in […]

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Cyclones of Bay of Bengal weaker than hurricanes, but cause more damage: expert

Bhubaneswar: Funnel shaped and shallow, the Bay of Bengal has witnessed around 500 cyclones in 125 years since 1891 of which 107 had targeted Odisha causing immense devastation. “However, compared to hurricanes inthe west pacific, cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal are less intense and much weaker but ironically cause more death and destruction. […]

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Depression in Bay of Bengal to turn into cyclonic storm in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office is yet to confirm about the movement of the depression which is formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at  310 km  to the southwest of Port Blair. As informed by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head of the Cyclonic Warning Centre, to the media today, the depression will move in northwest […]

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Low pressure in Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Though there is a possibility of rainfall in some parts of coastal Odisha under the influence of a low pressure formed over southeast Bay of Bengal, the Met department is yet to confirm about its effect on Odisha. The low pressure which was formed over south Andaman Sea and its nearby southeast Bay of […]

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Coast Guard rescues 16 Bangladeshi nationals off Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Coast Guard has saved the lives of 16 Bangladeshi fishermen whose fishing boat was sinking due to technical snag in the Bay of Bengal. The Coast Guard ship ‘Sucheta Kripalani’ while on routine patrol off Odisha coast sighted a Bangladeshi fishing boat approximately 35 nautical miles East of Paradip. The ship immediately launched […]

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Odisha likely to receive rainfall in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Several places in Odisha are likely to get rainfall in next 24 hours under the impact of a low-pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. “Rain or thundershower is likely to occur at a few places over south Odisha and at one or two places […]

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Cyclone Kyant drifts towards AP, no threat to Odisha: SRC

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today said the Cyclone Kyant will have no threat to the state. “The Cyclone Kyant will pose no threat to the life and property in Odisha as it will cause sporadic rainfall in some parts of the coastal districts. The situation today is much better for Odisha as compared to yesterday. […]

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Officials alerted even as Met predicts less impact of cyclone Kyant on Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today reviewed the preparedness to tackle any eventuality likely to arise due to cyclone Kyant, which is moving towards Andhra Pradesh currently and will have less impact on Odisha as per IMD prediction. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today held a review meeting with chief secretary, DGP, Regional Meteorological Department director, Special […]

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Cyclone threat: Odisha steps up pre-emptive measures

Bhubaneswar: With the forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that a possible cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal is most likely to have landfall on Odisha coast, the state government has geared up its machinery to tackle the calamity. Talking to OTV today, Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head, Cyclone Warning, IMD, said the deep depression […]

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Cyclone Kyant: CM to hold emergency meeting tomorrow to review preparedness

Bhubaneswar: In view of the cyclone Kyant which now lies near Myanmar and has re-curved North Bay of Bengal, chief minister Naveen Patnaik has called an emergency meeting tomorrow to review the preparedness to ward off any possible eventuality even as the IMD has not confirmed the impact of the cyclone on the State. Special […]

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Deep depression likely to intensify into cyclonic storm, no major threat to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression, which was formed over east-central Bay of Bengal this morning, will have least effect on Odisha, the local Met office said in a release today. A release by the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar this morning said the depression which was formed over east-central Bay of Bengal yesterday, moved towards east-north-east and intensified […]

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Odisha to have more rains due to well marked low pressure

Bhubaneswar: With the south west monsoon active over the state, rain soaked Odisha is likely to receive further downpour at many places during the next 24 hours due to a well marked low pressure area, IMD said. The system created over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining areas of Chattisgarh and Telangana now lies over […]

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Heavy rains, wind likely in parts of Odisha till tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely over some parts of Odisha till tomorrow due to a low pressure, while fishermen have been asked not to venture into the sea as its condition will be rough. Yesterday s Low Pressure area over Bangladesh and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal now lies over the […]

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Low pressure likely to trigger heavy rain in Odisha

Bhubaneshwar: A low pressure over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger very heavy rainfall coupled with strong gusty surface wind in some parts of Odisha, besides making sea condition very rough. Yesterday’s Low Pressure area now lies over the northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal and Southwest Bangladesh, […]

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Heavy to very heavy rainfall to lash some parts of Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely to lash some parts of Odisha in next 24 hours due to the formation of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal today

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Heavy rains forecast in North Odisha in next 24 hrs

Bhubaneswar: The Met office has predicted heavy rainfall in North Odisha in the next 24 hours under the influence of a deep depression over Bay of Bengal. Talking to OTV this afternoon, Director, Regional Meteorological Centre, Dr Sarat Chandra Sahu said the well marked low pressure which had centred over northwest Bay of Bengal and […]

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Sea wave ingress in Puri: Affected areas red flagged for tourists

Puri: As sea waves continued to surge threatening to wash away the road near Swarga Dwar, the Hindu cremation ground in the pilgrim town, the spot has been red flagged by the administration restricting the entry of tourists. Red flags have been put up in the sensitive areas by life guards, who have advised the […]

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Surging sea waves threaten Swarga Dwar in Puri

Puri: Surging sea waves have lashed the Puri beach incessantly over the last two days ingressing up to 100 meters into land and posing a major threat to Swarga Dwara, the biggest Hindu cremation ground in the pilgrim town. As sea waves have threatened to wash away everything on their path, nearly 100 panicky vendors […]

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Heavy rainfall in interior Odisha in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts in interior Odisha in the next 48 hours under the influence of a low pressure over Bay of Bengal. “The low pressure formed over the north Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas yesterday has centered over north-west Bay of […]

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Heavy rainfall in coastal Odisha in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: The local Met office has predicted heavy rainfall in coastal Odisha in the next 24 hours under the influence of a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal. A Met release issued this morning said a low pressure area, under the influence of the upper air cyclonic circulation over east-central Bay of Bengal and […]

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Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal brings rain to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several places in Odisha received rainfall in the past 24 hours due to formation of a low pressure area over east-central Bay of Bengal, with the downpour likely to continue till July 11. While almost all places in the state received rainfall, heavy rain was reported from one or two places in north coastal […]

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Low pressure moves to Jharkhand, heavy rains likely in north Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Met department has predicted heavy rainfall in north Odisha during the next 24 hours under the influence of a low pressure over Bay of Bengal. “The low pressure area formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal yesterday has moved and now lies over Jharkhand and […]