Fog is descending, temperature is dipping and winter is here in Odisha. Amid this, the India Meteorological Department has predicted rain in several districts of the State next week.
Semiliguda town in Koraput district witnessed the coldest night of the season on Tuesday. The southern town recorded night temperature of 6.4 degree Celsius.
The IMD said a low pressure area is likely to form over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood today (November 16, 2022).
There will be a considerable decrease in the night temperature from November 12, informed the IMD’s regional centre in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. There is no possibility of significant change in night temperature for the next two days in Odisha but temperature will drop by 2-3 degrees during the subsequent two days.
During 23 years since the Super Cyclone, the Odisha government has done everything possible to make Odisha a safer place during disasters, he said.
The system is likely to move west-northweswards and concentrate into a depression by October 22 morning over the central Bay of Bengal.
The system is likely to concentrate into a depression by October 22 morning over the central Bay of Bengal and is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm over westcentral BoB during the subsequent 48 hours.
Heavy rainfall may dampen the spirit of Durga Puja celebrations in Odisha this year. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted a wet start to the celebrations beginning October 1.
IMD’s Bhubaneswar centre today predicted that the intensity of rain will increase in the State from October 1.
The cyclonic circulation over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal turned into a Low Pressure area on Monday.
Many places including twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar witnessed overcast sky and light rain since yesterday under the impact of the cyclonic circulation.
A fresh cyclonic circulation is likely to brew over Bay of Bengal around September 18, the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD said on Monday
A Low Pressure area is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around 19th August, 2022.
“Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at a few places (7 to 20cm) with extremely heavy rainfall (>20cm) at isolated places over the districts of Bargarh, Sambalpur, Angul and Keonjhar,” the weather office said in its bulletin.
The southwest monsoon is now going through a weak phase in Odisha. The dry spell has led to apprehensions in some parts of the state which have received deficient rainfall in the Shravan month so far.