IMD on Thursday informed that a low-pressure area has formed over the Southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) and adjoining north Andaman Sea.
During the period between June 1 and September 20, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Kandhamal, Gajapati and Koraput districts recorded excess rainfall while the rest 25 districts received normal rianfall.
Odisha is all set to experience enhanced rainfall activities under the influence of a fresh low pressure area. As per IMD, a cyclonic circulation has formed over eastcentral and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) today.
Odisha To Experience Heavy Rainfall Activities For Two Days
Due to incessant rains, a flood-like situation has occurred in Gajapati district.
Low Pressure Intensifies, Heavy Rainfall Likely In Odisha, Yellow Alert Sounded In Several Districts
As per IMD, yesterday’s low pressure area over Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh south Odisha coasts now lies as a well-marked low pressure area over the same region.
Heavy Rainfall in Bhubaneswar
Several parts of north Odisha, north interior and south coastal experienced moderate rain/thundershower in the past 24 hours.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains over some areas of Tamil Nadu and adjoining Puducherry, as well as some districts adjacent to Western Ghats from Tuesday.
Heavy rainfall has triggered flash floods and disrupted normal life across Himachal Pradesh.
Subarnarekha & Budhabalanga Rivers Swelling In Baripada, Odisha After Heavy Rainfall
The low pressure area is likely to become well-marked today and concentrate into depression by tomorrow.
Many areas in Cuttack district have been inundated due to rise in river water levels. People are grappling with adverse situations while commuting has also become difficult as Birupa River water level rises.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy rainfall activities in several parts of Odisha starting from August 18. As per IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, a fresh low pressure area is likely to form over north Bay of Bengal around August 19.