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Monsoon Arrival To Odisha Likely Next Week, Met Issues Low Pressure Alert

Bhubaneswar: With the likely formation of a low-pressure area over the east-central Bay of Bengal by Tuesday, the Meteorological Department on Sunday informed that the Southwest Monsoon is likely to advance into Odisha, West Bengal, Sikkim and some parts of North-eastern states by next week. The national weather forecasting agency has informed that conditions are […]

Cyclone Alert: IMD Predicts Cyclonic Storm By May 16 Evening

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a bulletin forecasting intensification of a presently developing low-pressure system into a cyclone by May 16 evening. “A low-pressure area has formed over South-East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea in the morning of today, May 13. It is very likely to concentrate […]

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 […]

Dry Weather For Next 3 Days; Rainfall Deficit Drops To 9% In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The regional Meteorological department on Friday predicted that most of the parts of Odisha are likely to witness dry weather for the next three days. Gaurang Charan Behera, duty officer of Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, said that most parts of the State likely to witness dry weather due to the gradual movement of […]

Cyclonic Circulation To Trigger Heavy Rainfall In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic circulation over Northwest and adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal off South Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts is likely to trigger rainfall across the State in the next four days, informed the Bhubaneswar regional Meteorological department on Thursday. According to the Met department, the cyclonic circulation is likely to take the form […]

Nor'wester rain to lash Odisha for next 3 days: Met Dept

Bhubaneswar: Withdrawing the heat wave warning issued for Odisha, the Meteorological Department today predicted that several parts of northern, southern and coastal districts in the State will experience thunderstorm and rainfall activities in next three-four days. The Nor’wester rain is likely to bring down the temperature further in these parts of the State. “Rainfall activity […]

IMD issues red-code warning for Delhi

New Delhi: Heat wave conditions continued unabated in Delhi even as the MeT department on Friday issued a “red-colour” warning for the national capital. It also predicted that the maximum temperature may hit the 45-degree Celsius mark by late afternoon. The IMD has four colour-coded messages — green, yellow, amber and red. Green indicates normal […]

Weather Alert: Met issues thunderstorm and rainfall warning

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre here on Tuesday issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for five districts of Odisha till 5:30 PM today. Rayagada, Koraput, Gajapati, Malkangiri and Kalahandi are the five districts which are likely to witness thunderstorm and rainfall. According to the latest bulletin of Met, the said districts are also likely to witness a wind […]

Cyclone 'Pabuk': Latest Updates On Its Effect On Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While the tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ is approaching gradually and is likely to emerge in the Andaman Sea in the 5th of January, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has stated that it will not have any impact on Odisha. “The cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ lay centred at about 870 km east-southeast of Port Blair and […]

Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Gaja rises to 33

Chennai: The death toll due to cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts on Friday, has increased to 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at Salem, about 350 kilometres from here, Palaniswami said that 20 men, 11 women, and 2 children died due to the cyclone that crossed the […]

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Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘GAJA’ Over Southwest Bay Of Bengal; Red Warning Issued

New Delhi: The Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘GAJA’ over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards with a speed of 22 kmph and lay centred at 11:30 am IST today over Southwest Bay of Bengal near latitude 11.2°N and longitude 82.0°E, about 280 km southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 240 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam (Tamil […]

Low pressure rain poses threat to crops; OUAT issues advisory for farmers

Bhubaneswar: Farmers in the coastal districts of Odisha are now a worried lot as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain over influence of a cyclonic circulation on west-central Bay of Bengal. The fresh spell of rain is likely to pose a serious threat to standing crops in several hectares of agricultural land […]

Cyclone Titli Live Updates: Titli makes landfall in Palasa-Srikakulam south-west of Gopalpur

06:00 AM: As per latest reports from the IMD, Cyclone Titli made a landfall in south-west coast of Gopalpur near Palasa-Srikakulam. 05:00 AM: Landfall process continuing; 126 kmph surface wind lashing Odisha coast of Gopalpur. Here’s the latest IMD bulletin: #LIVE from #Gopalpur in #Odisha: More updates from @raykasturi on #CycloneTitli from ground zero at […]

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Flights cancelled due to Cyclone Titli

Bhubaneswar: It seems the landfall of the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ Titli in coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh tomorrow morning would be very intense as flight services to and from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled for tomorrow. As per official sources, five IndiGo flight services from Bhubaneswar have been suspended for tomorrow which were scheduled to […]

Cyclone Alert Issued For Odisha & Andhra

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a cyclone alert for Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The IMD said the well marked low pressure area over south-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal concentrated into a depression and is very likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during the next 24 hours and […]

Fresh low pressure to trigger rainfall in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Department today forecast formation of another low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday which will trigger showers in several parts of the State this weekend. Heavy rain is predicted in coastal parts from the night of August 25, while parts of Puri, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh […]

IMD predicts normal monsoon this year

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The country will receive “normal” monsoon rainfall this year, the Indian Meteorological Department forecast today, raising hopes for higher farm output and a boost to the rains-dependent rural economy. Nearly 50 per cent of India’s cultivable farm area depend on the monsoon, making it lifeline of the country’s rural economy and agriculture sector […]

Rain predicted in Odisha on New Year eve

Bhubaneswar: Revellers planning for grand celebrations may consider this important as the Regional Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar has predicted mild rain on December 30 & 31. According to the met office, a low pressure area has formed in South Andaman and its nearby areas. Moreover, a trough line is passing through the Odisha coast which would […]

Rainfall to continue in Odisha till October 2: Met office

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha continues to get soaked in Durga Puja festivities, the Met department’s forecast of rain in the next few days is likely to play spoilsport. The meteorological department today predicted that the state will continue to receive rainfall in coastal and interior parts till October 2. “The upper air cyclonic circulation over West-Central […]

Met dept issues thunderstorm, lightning alert for 15 districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar has issued lightning warning for 15 districts of Odisha till 5:30 PM today. The warning was issued after satellite images of Doppler Weather Radar indicated thunderstorm with lightning and heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts. The alert has been sounded […]

Met dept issues thunderstorm, lightning alert for 18 districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional meteorological department on Monday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 18 districts in Odisha. The alert has been sounded for Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Rayagada, Angul, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts till 4 pm today. People in these districts have been cautioned to stay indoors […]

Met department predicts heavy rainfall in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to lash parts of Odisha over the influence of low pressure system formed over Bay of Bengal, meteorological department today said in a statement. The low pressure-turned-depression which crossed south Odisha coast close to Puri is likely to move west-northwestwards and thereby gradually weaken. Under its influence, […]

Temp crosses 40 degree in six cities while Met forecasts thunderstorms from Mar 26

Bhubaneswar: Even as temperature crossed 40 degree mark in several cities in Odisha on Saturday with scorching heat wave like conditions throwing life out of order, the meteorological department has predicted thunder squalls in some districts of the state in next two days. Saturday saw mercury breaking previous records of the season so far, with […]

SRC asks deptts to prepare heatwave action plan as temp soars

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha has started experiencing rise in day temperature in  March first week, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Mohapatra has asked the departments to prepare heatwave action plan for this summer. Temperatures are lying 2 degrees above the normal average by March 1st week this year and with meteorological department forecasting […]

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Cyclone 'Roanu' spares Odisha, moves towards B’desh

Bhubaneswar: Cyclonic storm Roanu spared Odisha from its wrath and is now moving away from the coast. As per the latest update from the Met department, the cyclonic storm, which had formed in North-West Bay of Bengal, is now moving in the east and north east direction, 400 kms away from the Paradip Coast. The […]