Tag: Monsoon 2019

Monsoon Withdrawal Complete from Odisha, Winter onset to take time!

Bhubaneswar: The Southwest Monsoon 2019 comes to an end on Tuesday as the IMD has declared that the Monsoon has withdrawn entirely from Odisha. “The South West Monsoon on Tuesday has withdrawn from entire Odisha,” said Regional Met Head HR Biswas. Though this has been the most delayed withdrawal of Monsoon in the country, this […]

Erratic Odisha Rainfall pares paddy sowing 7%, production by 2.6 LMT

Bhubaneswar:  Even as Odisha has recorded normal rainfall this Monsoon, the revelation to the fore is the coverage of paddy sowing in State has slid by a whopping nearly 7 per cent till August end. As per the data available with the State Agriculture Department, the coverage of paddy cultivation till August end this year […]

Odisha's Gopalpur records highest rainfall in country on Sept 26

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha witnessing an intense rainfall spell between September 24 and 26, Gopalpur on Thursday has recorded the highest amount of precipitation in the country. As per the latest rainfall data with IMD, when Gopalpur in Odisha recorded 102.1 mm today, the temple town Puri recorded around 72 mm and the rainfall amount at […]

Weather Gods to sing Autumn tune this Puja, Odisha will see few rain spells till Oct 6

Bhubaneswar: With the festival season being hardly a week away, all eyes are up on the skies and the question that rakes up one’s mind is will Odisha witness the autumn or rainy or stormy days during the Durga Puja festivities this year? Reading the mood of weather gods looks more pertinent as the Arabian […]

Likely 'Low' in Bay of Bengal will bring widespread rain for Odisha on Aug 22, 23

Bhubaneswar: After a brief dry period for the coming two days, Odisha will be witnessing another spell of heavy rainfall on August 22 and 23, courtesy the likely formation of a low pressure area in the south Bay of Bengal (BoB). A study of the weather models of IMD, Skymet and INCOIS shows development of […]

Depression lays centered in Odisha, heavy rains forecast for Southern dists tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: As this Monsoon’s first deep depression, though has weakened into a depression now, is stationed in Odisha,  the State has witnessed intense rainfall activities on Wednesday. The State, especially south interior Odisha adjoining Chhattisgarh, will experience heavy rainfall (80-90mm) tomorrow (August 8). As of mid-day, the State has received around 7cm rainfall following the […]

Farming takes a hit in 10% blocks in Odisha; Bhadrak district severely hit

Bhubaneswar: When a high of 17 districts in Odisha have witnessed deficient rainfall till today, the farming activities have been severely effected in the whole of Bhadrak district. As per the preliminary findings of a joint study made by OUAT and IMD Bhubaneswar, as of  today, cultivation has been impeded greatly in at least around […]

Heavy August rains may wipe out Odisha's deficient tag!

Bhubaneswar: With the month of July wrapping up yesterday,  the cumulative precipitation amount in Odisha since the onset of Monsoon 2019 has ended in the deficient zone. The State has so far recorded 21 per cent deficient rainfall in the months of June and July. Since the month of August is the last full-fledged Monsoon […]

Depression in Bay of Bengal on Aug 4, Odisha will record heavy rainfall during Aug 5-8

Bhubaneswar: Rain parched Odisha, which is stuck with the tag of deficient rainfall this monsoon by recording 26 per cent less rain as on Sunday, looks all set to host depression induced heavy rainfall during August 5 -8. The predictions are the whole State will receive heavy precipitation amounting to 4-7cm during the days. As […]

August to bring rains; July holds little hope with only 3 rainy days

Bhubaneswar: With more shine and less rain, the month of July holds little hope of normal rainfall for Odisha. However, weather models predict good rainfall in the State during the first week of August. The numerical model of IMD predicts rainfall in Odisha from July 26 to August 8. IMD predicts 18-35mm/day during the period. […]

Good News for rain parched Odisha: A Monsoon low to form in Bay of Bengal by 17-18 July!

Bhubaneswar: Here is good news for Odisha! When the State’s rainfall deficit has inched up again to 21 per cent as on Sunday from 14 per cent on Wednesday, weather models show brewing up of a Monsoon low along the Odisha coast by around 17-18 July. The models suggest under its influence Odisha will receive […]

Monsoon 2019: Ganjam posts driest June in last half-decade; Dist records 35% deficient rainfall

Bhubaneswar: Even as the rainfall activities in the State have gathered momentum bringing down the whopping 56 per cent deficient rainfall to mere 17 per cent by July first week, still as many as five districts in Odisha have recorded deficient to highly deficient rainfall. But with weathermen predicting a wet July, the met models […]

Bay of Bengal to host 1st Monsoon depression; heavy rainfall in south & south east Odisha from today

Bhubaneswar: After registering a deficient rainfall of around 34 per cent during the month of June, the coming month (July) will be a wet one for Odisha. As per the rainfall data till date with the IMD, the first week of the month of June saw good rainfall. But the 2nd and 3rd week of […]

Monsoon 'Low' to trigger heavy rainfall in Puri, Khurda, Ganjam & Cuttack dists

Bhubaneswar: With the monsoon current going weak again, the good riddance for the State is within a span of around 10-days, Bay of Bengal (BoB) region around the State will again witness a low pressure area by the weekend. As per the weather models, under its influence, districts like Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Ganjam and Nayagarh are […]

Odisha grows hotter over years; Monsoon may date State on time

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has grown warmer over the years. The State’s 2018 annual mean temperature in major parts was recorded 0.5 -1 degree Celsius higher than the average mean temperature for the period 1981-2010. And summer 2019 has also been hotter than 2018 summer. As per the data available with IMD, the annual mean temperature in […]