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Cyclone Bulbul: NDRF Deploys Teams In Odisha, Schools In 9 Dists To Remain Closed

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands is now out of danger, the impact of Cyclone Bulbul is likely to be seen in coastal Odisha and West Bengal, informed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) DG, SN Pradhan on Thursday. “We have deployed 17 teams each in Odisha and West Bengal, especially […]

Lost In The Sea For 21 Days, Andaman Guy Rescued In Odisha

Puri: Travelling from Port Blair to Neil Island in Bay of Bengal in a fishing boat, a man of Andaman and Nicobar Islands who lost direction due to a cyclonic storm, managed to survive without adequate food and water for nearly 21 days before being washed away to Odisha coast. The survivor Amit Khujur was […]

Rain Fury In Odisha: Red Warning Issued For 5 Districts

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall across Odisha, which has been caused by a well-marked low pressure over the Bay of Bengal, is likely to continue for the next 24 hours with the regional Meteorological department issuing warnings for different districts of the State. Bhubaneswar Met Centre Director HR Biswas informed that rainfall activity is likely to continue […]

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Met predicts pre-Diwali showers in Odisha, LOPAR in Arabian Sea will move towards Oman!

Bhubaneswar: With the Regional Meteorological Centre on Monday predicting heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha from October 23, it seems the pre-diwali rain may douse the fest spirits to some extent. Director of Regional Meteorological Centre, HR Biswas informed that a cyclonic circulation lies over southwest Bay of Bengal off Tamil Nadu Coast. And […]

Weather Gods to sing Autumn tune this Puja, Odisha will see few rain spells till Oct 6

Bhubaneswar: With the festival season being hardly a week away, all eyes are up on the skies and the question that rakes up one’s mind is will Odisha witness the autumn or rainy or stormy days during the Durga Puja festivities this year? Reading the mood of weather gods looks more pertinent as the Arabian […]

Mid- September peril: New LOPAR in Bay of Bengal on Sept 16!

Bhubaneswar: With another low pressure area likely over the northwest Bay of Bengal , near Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coast, on and around 16th September, Odisha will experience above normal rainfall activity till the next Tuesday (September 18). The weather models of the Met forecasting agencies like IMD, INCOIS and US-based Climate Prediction Centre (CPC) […]

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Heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha following low pressure over coast

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued heavy rainfall alert for four districts- Ganjam, Kandhamal, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur. As per the latest weather bulletin, a low pressure lies over coastal Odisha and neighbourhood with associated cyclonic circulation. Under its impact, heavy rainfall is likely to lash several places in Odisha in the next […]

Rainfall Update: Orange Alert for Odisha on August 30, 31; Fresh LOPAR likely on Sept 2!

Bhubaneswar: Even as IMD has predicted formation of a Low Pressure Area  (LOPAR) on August 29 over north Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, weather models indicate of forming of another LOPAR over southwest central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood near Odisha coast on and around September 2. Significantly, an analysis of the weather parameters  released […]

Weather Update: Heavy Rain Likely To Lash 5 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar:  The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Monday predicted that heavy rain is likely to lash five districts- Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundergarh and Jajpur in the next 24 hours. Laxmidhar Mohapatra, Duty Officer at Regional Met office informed that several parts of Odisha received good amount of rainfall in the past 24 hours. As […]

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Rainfall, Thunderstorm Alert In Odisha! Heavy Showers To Lash Southern & Coastal Dists

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today issued rainfall and thunderstorm alert for as many as 13 districts of Odisha till 10.30AM today. These include Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Kalahandi, Balasore, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Bhadrak & Sundergarh. With a fresh low pressure area (LOPAR) forming over North-West Bay of Bengal off Odisha […]

Fresh Cyclonic circulation tomorrow, new LOPAR on Aug 27-28 will bring good rainfall for Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: While more rains are in the offing for Odisha in the coming days, heightened lightning activities will hit the State for today and tomorrow. In addition to the likely development of a cyclonic circulation over west central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal (near Odisha coast) by around August 22, which will bring widespread […]

Weather Alert: Thunderstorm warning issued for 11 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre here on Tuesday issued thunderstorm warning for as many as 11 districts of Odisha. As per the latest weather bulletin, moderate thundershower and lightning is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundergarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Bolangir, Boudh, Sonepur, Kandhamal, Jharsuguda, Angul, Keonjhar and Nuapada. People […]

Weather Alert: More rainfall likely in Odisha in next 3 days

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued heavy rain alert (Orange warning) for several districts of Odisha in view of a low pressure formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal-Bangladesh coast. As per the latest forecast, the low pressure area is associated with the cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km […]

Heavy rainfall in Odisha on August 8 & 9; State 12th in deficient list till date

Bhubaneswar: With the cyclonic circulation over north coastal Odisha and neighborhood now seen lying over northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining coastal areas of West Bengal and Odisha, and the cyclonic circulation over westcentral & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh – south Odisha coasts merging with the above cyclonic circulation, a […]

Rainfall likely to lash several parts of Odisha in next two days

Bhubaneswar: While Odisha has been experiencing rain deficit for past two weeks despite an active monsoon, in what would be a big relief for farming community, the Regional Meteorological Centre today forecast that several parts of the State will get rainfall in next 48 hours under the influence of a low pressure. Heavy rainfall is […]

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Red alert for Odisha as low pressure to trigger heavy rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert for Odisha as a low pressure forming over the Bay of Bengal is intensifying and slowly moving towards the west. A monsoon trap line has become active on the upper part of atmosphere following which some parts of the State have already started to witness […]

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 […]

Dolphin carcass found near sea beach in Ganjam

Ganjam:  Carcass of a dolphin was found near a sea beach along the shores of Bay of Bengal in Kantiagada village of Ganjam district today. While the carcass was spotted by some local residents, the reason behind the death of the aquatic mammal is yet to be ascertained. Frequent occurrence of such incidents is raising […]

Post Fani punch, heat wave to scorch Odisha from May 10

Bhubaneswar: After a lull in the heat wave post Fani striking Odisha coast, the hot season will be back with a bang in Odisha from coming Friday (May 10). The State would hardly get any respite from heat wave till May last. And thunderstorms in Odisha look to subside post Thursday (May 9). The shocker […]

Cyclone Fani: JTWC predicts landfall between Chhatrapur-Chilika; IMD still maintains Puri

Bhubaneswar: With packing severity the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is when a mere 340 km away from Puri, the haze over landfall place and time is seemingly getting clearer now. Both top forecasters have almost predicted the same fact. While the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in its latest model predict […]

Severe 'Fani' walks at 6 Km/hr to pick force; Puri to take hit in evening

Bhubaneswar: Now, it seems pretty clear that the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani will make landfall in the Puri district on Friday (May 3). However, the guessing game on the particular place and time of landfall is still on. While the latest Indian National Centre of Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) model predict the land fall […]

Cyclone Fani: Odisha closes schools, colleges

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday ordered closure of all educational institutions in the state from May 2 in view of the cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, which is likely to hit the coast on May 3 afternoon. “All educational establishments should declare holidays from May 2 till further orders. All the examinations should be rescheduled,” said the […]

Extremely Severe 'Fani' will strike Puri early Morning on May 3

Bhubaneswar: Its seems the temple town of Puri is all set to bear the fury of Extremely Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (EVCS) Fani. The likely place of landfall has now been forecast as Puri, one of the char dhams in India, at early morning of 5:30 AM. But post making landfall, as the system will […]

Cyclone Fani: Rs 1,086-cr Central aid to 4 states

New Delhi: The Home Ministry (MHA) on Tuesday issued an advance financial assistance of Rs 1,086 crore to four states for preventive and relief measures in response to cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, a Ministry statement said. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal will get the aid from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) based on […]

1999 redux? Now, Paradip seems to be on Cyclone Fani track!

Bhubaneswar: It seems cyclone Fani will completely skirt Andhra coast and Gopalpur now. The latest wind model of Indian National Centre of Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) indicates that Cyclone Fani will move towards north Odisha coast. And at around 11:30 hours, the extremely severe cyclonic storm will make landfall between Puri and Paradip on Friday. Post […]