The Odisha government on Monday chalked out a comprehensive action plan to tackle any emerging drought situation in the State which appears increasingly imminent in the wake of an acute deficit in precipitation this season.
Odisha has received around 25% surplus rainfall till June 17, the Regional Meteorological Department of the IMD informed on Wednesday.
With the onset of monsoon, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up precautionary measures to manage the water-logging issues in vulnerable areas more effectively.
Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar today issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for six Odisha districts- Malkangiri, Sundergarh, Rayagada, Gajapati, Koraput and Keonjhar. “Under the influence of monsoon trough line from Ganganagar to Meghalaya, several parts in Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall. Malkangiri, Sundergarh, Nuapada, Koraput, Gajapati are expect to record heavy rainfall. […]
New Delhi: As the four-month rainfall season ended with “above normal” monsoon, initial predictions by the India Meteorological Department and the private forecaster Skymet Weather were found to be contrary to the outcome. While IMD in April had said the country would receive 96 per cent of the Long Period Average, Skymet had predicted 93 […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as uncertainty looms large over the formation of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal, the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar today predicted that Odisha will continue to witness enhanced rainfall activity till August 7. Charan Behera, duty officer of Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre informed that the monsoon trough is passing through Rajasthan, Madhya […]
Bhubaneswar: After a long spell of dry weather this monsoon, almost all parts of Odisha have begun to receive rainfall in last 24 hours. Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre authorities today informed that the State will continue to get more rains for the next three days under the impact of a monsoon trough line. Charan Behera, […]
New Delhi: Monsoon has picked up steam in July but prospects of El Nino effects are still looming, according to forecaster Skymet Weather. “Although now on decline, weather models are still indicating towards 50 per cent chances of El Nino during July. In fact, the probability would continue to be around 40 per cent throughout […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued thunderstorm with lightning and rainfall alert for six districts of Odisha. The warning has been issued for the districts–Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Nayagarh and Khurda districts till 5 PM today. “Thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall likely to occur at a one or […]
Malkangiri: With the arrival of monsoon in Odisha, the unwarranted delay in construction of three bridges in Malkangiri has raised fear of waterlogging among residents of the district. Due to low-lying bridges in many areas of the district, waterlogging has become a major issue for the locals. To resolve it, Public & Works Department (PWD) […]
Bhubaneswar: Educational institutions were closed, roads snapped at several places and normal life was thrown out of gear in many parts of Odisha today following heavy rains since last 24 hours. Low lying areas in almost all disctricts including the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar remained waterlogged due to the incessant rain triggered by […]
Bhubaneswar: The Southwest monsoon has covered at least ten districts of Odisha within the last 24 hours and is making further advances into other parts of the state, the regional meteorological department informed today. The monsoon has advanced into most parts of Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput, Gajapati, Rayagada districts while the effect of monsoon winds was […]
Mumbai: The monsoon officially arrived in Mumbai on Saturday and hit the city and other parts of Maharashtra with full fury, disrupting flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives, officials said. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains with thundershowers in the city and suburbs over the next 48 […]