The late retreat of the monsoon this year is the 13th consecutive delayed withdrawal.
In Central and West India, the weather forecast predicts light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms that are expected to be fairly widespread to widespread. Additionally, there is a likelihood of lightning, along with isolated instances of heavy to very heavy rainfall.
“The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to experience these weather conditions till September 12, while Odisha can expect them on September 12 and 13,” the IMD said in its bulletin.
On the overall dengue situation in Odisha, Mishra informed that 18,124 dengue tests were conducted till yesterday and 553 positive cases have detected from 20 districts so far this year.
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According to a district administration spokesman, rainfall gauging stations recorded up to 200 mm of rain in several areas of the city, causing urban flooding and roof collapse incidents.
The suffering of animals is no less than that of humans due to the relentless torrential rainfall. While several disturbing visuals of rain and flood wreaking havoc in North India have surfaced, recently, a video has surfaced in which two youths risked their lives to save dogs from the flood.
During this Monsoon season from June 1 to July 7, the state received around 206mm rainfall. Compared to the normal rainfall during the previous corresponding period, the deficit is 25 percent.
Active monsoon conditions likely to continue over Northwest, Central and West India during next three days. Southwest monsoon is likely to advance into remaining parts of the country during next 2-3 days.
The young man and woman can be seen dancing their hearts out on a busy street without being scared and unbothered by the traffic and other commuters.
The residents have ascribed the present water logging situation to the ongoing Box Drain work by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Makarabag area.
As per the IMD, Odisha recorded 21.3 mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours which is 139 mm more than the normal rainfall of 8.9 mm. Malkangiri district recorded the highest 51.5 mm of rainfall yesterday.
Southwest monsoon has advanced to most areas of Malkangiri, Koraput and some areas of Gajapati district.
Rain alert warning has been sounded for Puri, Khordha (Bhubaneswar), Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Nabarangpur and Kalahandi for three hours.
The IMD predicted that heatwave conditions are likely to continue over East India during the next five days. Similarly, widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to continue over northeast India during next five days.
Keeping the coming rainy season in view, a review meeting was held at the BMC office today. The corporators of 67 wards, officials of the engineering department, R & B department, and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) took part in the meeting.
The southwest monsoon has arrived in Kerala, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed on Thursday.
Earlier, the IMD had predicted that monsoon would hit Kerala around June 4. However, there has been a delay of some days in the onset. The monsoon onset of Kerala draws much anticipation among people in other parts of the country including Odisha.
The latest weather developments suggest the formation of low pressure over the Southeast Arabian Sea and subsequent intensification into a depression.
As per IMD, the conditions are favourable for further advance of the southwest monsoon into some more parts of the south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the next 24 hours.