Tag: Meteorological Department

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
IMD- Cyclone Roanu
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ moves closer to Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ over west-central Bay of Bengal today advanced further and remained practically stationary and lay centred about 480 km southwest of Gopalpur at 5.30 PM. The system is likely to move initially towards north-northeast along and off Andhra Pradesh coast during next 12 hours after which it will move towards northeast […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
cyclone gaja latest updates
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 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021