The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted rainfall and thunderstorm activities in several parts of the state in the next 24 hours.
Heat wave condition is very likely to prevail at isolated places over the districts of Bolangir, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda on June 4.
The districts are expected to witness rainfall under the influence of a cyclonic circulation which is lying over south Bangladesh and adjoining North Bay of Bengal, the IMD predicted.
As per a bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD, Bhubaneswar, thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Deogarh.
Issuing yellow warning, the weather office said light to moderate rain or thunderstorm is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of interior Odisha and at one or two places over the districts of coastal Odisha in the next 24 hours.
As per IMD, a cyclonic circulation is likely to form over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood around May 4. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over the same region during the next 24 hours.
The maximum temperature shot up to 43 degrees Celsius or more in six weather stations, including Subarnapur town in western Odisha where it was 44.5 degrees Celsius, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre said.
As per the IMD, the system has no impact on Odisha. "Dry weather prevailed over the districts of Odisha and dense fog occurred at one or two places over Jagatsinghpur district. The maximum temperature observed considerable rise at one or two places over south coastal Odisha. The temperature recorded over north interior Odisha and south coastal Odisha were normal and above normal," the IMD informed.
One or two places of Sonepur, Bolangir, Boudh, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordha and Puri might also receive thundershower on Thursday.
The India Meteorological Department’s regional centre in Bhubaneswar informed that the night temperature will rise and the cold wave conditions that had thrown the life of people out of gear, will recede in the State from tonight.
The minimum temperature is likely to be below normal by 3-5 degrees Celsius at most places in the next three days as northwesterly dry and cold winds are entering the State, the Met office said in its midday weather bulletin.
The cold wave condition is likely to continue in Odisha till January 30, informed the regional meteorological centre Bhubaneswar.
As per IMD, the minimum temperature (night temperature) is very likely to fall gradually by 3 to 5 degree Celsius during the next four days over several districts of Odisha
The IMD’s regional centre in Bhubaneswar has issued Yellow Warning for heavy rain, thunderstorm, lightening and hail for several districts for the next three days.
Rainfall may commence from January 10 at some districts of western Odisha, the weather office predicted.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at a few places over Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar during a 24-hour period from Monday morning, it added.
It may be mentioned here that this is the second time that Bhubaneswar has recorded 10 degree Celsius in the last three days. With this, the Capital City has recorded the fourth-lowest December temperature in the last 11 years.
The weather office predicted that dry weather will prevail over the districts of Odisha in the next few days.
The Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar informed that the trough in easterlies from Southwest Bay of Bengal (BoB) off North Sri Lanka Coast to Central parts of North BoB, currently runs from Sri Lanka to West Central BoB off Andhra Pradesh coast.
The Regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar forecast a dip in temperature across Odisha, combined with light rainfall over few parts of the state in the coming days.