According to the IMD, the Cyclonic storm Jawad has weakened into a Depression and will further reduce to a well-marked lower pressure area tonight.
The Deep Depression remnant of cyclonic storm `Jawad' over west-central Bay of Bengal is likely to move north-northeast wards, weaken further into a Depression and reach Odisha coast near Puri around Sunday noon.
Heavy downpour left several areas in the silk city waterlogged. Not just Berhampur, after incessant rainfall for two days, many places in Ganjam district suffered the same fate.
Fresh low pressure over Bay Of Bengal: IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on rainfall and wind speed.
Heavy downpour has left many areas flooded in Kerala. Landslides triggered by rainfall in Idukki and Kottayam led to death of several persons. As per national media reports, more than 20 people have been killed and several are still missing.
Time and again, adversities have led us to something truly hopeful and inspiring. These images are from Punasita village in Balasore district, which has been grappling with flooding due to rise in the water level of Jalaka River.
As many as 22 blocks, 127 panchayats and 396 villages in Mayurbhanj have been affected due to the heavy rainfall triggered by low pressure.
“You cannot fulfill promises? We’ve better ways to make you realize your mistake” – say villagers of Bhagbatipada in Khordha district. Irate over non-completion of road work, the villagers recently forced two employees of the State Irrigation department to walk-and-wade through a muddy road.
As heavy rainfall batters Odisha, waterlogging inside Acharya Harihar Cancer Hospital in Cuttack left many patients in lurch on Monday (September 13).
As many as 200 pump sets have been engaged to discharge excess water from several localities in the town, while dry food arranged for the residents trapped in rainwater.
In view of incessant rainfall due to deep depression in Bay Of Bengal, schools in 12 districts of Odisha where red alert has been issued will remain closed for 2 days, informed School And Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday.
As anticipated on Sunday, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar has recorded the wettest September as it witnessed a rainfall of 195mm during the period between September 12 (8:30AM) and September 13 (8:30AM).
Even as few places in the upper Mahanadi basin region in Odisha are predicted to record 9mm rainfall per hour on September 14, there is unlikely any emerging flood situation in the Mahanadi. Severe flood forecast as Baitarani will cross danger mark at Akhupada.
According to IMD, the low pressure system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of north Odisha-West Bengal coasts during next 12 hours.
Several low-lying areas are likely to get waterlogged due to the heavy rain induced by low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal