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IMD forecasts heavy rains, lightning in 16 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted heavy rainfall and lightning in 16 districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. The districts likely to be hit by thunderstorm and lightning include Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Nuapada and Bolangir. IMD has advised people in […]

IMD predicts heavy rainfall across Odisha in next 12 hours

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall is likely to lash different parts of Odisha in next 12 hours due to depression over north-eastern Bay of Bengal informed regional office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) today. The IMD reported that while heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Central and Western Odisha today, it will shift to interior Odisha […]

IMD forecast heavy rainfall across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Friday, forecast heavy rainfall across Odisha and issued a thunderstorm warning accompanied by lightening in six districts. “Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over north Odisha along with heavy rainfall at one or two places over south Odisha during the […]

Hirakud opens 5 more gates; water being released through 8 gates

Sambalpur: To keep the water level in check, the Hirakud Dam authorities today opened five more sluice gates to release excess water from the reservoir into the basin due to increase in inflow following heavy rainfall in the upstream of river Mahanadi. The surplus water is currently being released through eight gates. Two gates were […]

Hirakud releases season’s first flood water, no flood threat in downstream

Sambalpur: Inflow of flood water of the Mahanadi river into the Hirakud reservoir following heavy rainfall in upper catchment areas forced authorities to release excess water into the basin by opening gates of the dam here on Sunday. Official sources said, only one sluice gate was opened after the ceremonial puja at around 10:50 am […]

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha over next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted heavy rainfall in North Odisha during the next 48 hours as depression formed over North Bay of Bengal. Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over North Odisha during next 48 hours. The wind speed during the rain is likely to be around […]

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Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall is predicted in at least eight out of 30 districts of the state even as the deep depression created over east Bangladesh and neighbourhood has weakened into a low pressure, local weather office predicted today. A bulletin issued by IMD stated heavy downpour at one or two places over Malkangiri, Koraput, Gajapati, […]

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Fresh low pressure formed; heavy rain across Odisha in next 24 hrs

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall will lash most parts of coastal and north Odisha in the next 24 hours, the local Met office said in a release this afternoon. As per the release, yesterday’s low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-West Bengal coast lay centred over north Chhattisgarh and its neighbourhood at about […]

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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 expected in Odisha due to low pressure

Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely to lash some places in Odisha due to a low pressure formed over Jharkhand and adjoining areas, even as fishermen were asked not to venture into sea in view of rough weather condition