Heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds prevailed in the twin cities for quite some time. The first spell of rain is likely to bring down the maximum temperature.
Several places in Mayurbhanj district received rainfall today morning. Similipal National Park in the district has been closed today for visitors following heavy downpours.
The weather office has issued yellow warning on thunderstorm and lightning for nine districts of the State. The alert has been sounded for Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Dhenkanal districts.
A preliminary report by the state government revealed that over 20 lakh people from 3696 villages have been affected by the heavy rains and consequent flooding. As per report at least four people in the State have died so far in rain-related mishaps.
Bhubaneswar: With a low pressure forming over the Bay of Bengal, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at few places of the State from October 28, the Regional Meteorological Centre forecast today. The low pressure area over west-Central and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to induce rainfall in coastal parts of Odisha. Besides, heavy […]
Sambalpur: The Hirakud dam today released season’s first flood water from the reservoir at around 12 pm. After performing a ‘puja’, the sluice gate no. 7 was opened first. Later seven more gates were opened in phased manner. There are plans to open 15 more gates later in the day, informed Hirakud Chief Engineer Jyotirmaya Rath. […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre Saturday issued heavy rain and thunderstorm alert for 19 districts in Odisha. The thunderstorm alert has been issued for Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Malkangiri, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Koraput districts till 1.15 pm today. Meanwhile, the water level of several […]
Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain continued to lash Odisha triggering flood-like situation in many places today. According to reports, many low-lying areas in Bhawanipatna of Kalahandi district were inundated following heavy rainfall . Hati and Tel rivers are in spate leaving as many as 15 villages of Lanjigarh block cut-off from other parts of the district. A […]
Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will witness heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, as per the latest forecast of Indian Meteorological Department. The low pressure area formed now lies over Odisha and West Bengal and it is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rain in both the States. Heavy to very heavy rain is […]
Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited rains finally lashed Odisha on Thursday bringing much needed respite from the scorching summer heat. The showers were triggered due to formation of cyclonic circulation over west-central Bay of Bengal. The afternoon spell of rains pulled the mercury down in many places, which had been climbing beyond the 40 degree Celsius mark […]
Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are likely to witness rainfall under the impact of a low pressure formed over Bay of Bengal, as per the Regional Meteorological Department’s latest forecast. As per the forecast report, a well marked low pressure over Northeast Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression and is centred some 715 […]
Bhubaneswar: While farmers in Odisha have already suffered a lot due to drought and pest attack in several places across the State, the latest rain forecast across as many as 17 districts is likely to make the situation worse. Director of regional meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar, Sarat Chandra Sahu informed that Odisha may witness moderate […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has received nine per cent less rainfall this monsoon season with Balangir receiving 34 per cent less rain, said a meteorological department report. Sarat Chandra Sahu, director of the India Meteorological Department’s Bhubaneswar regional centre, said that the State should have received 1150mm rainfall by now but it has so far received only […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has issued thunderstorm, lightning alert for seven districts till 1:15 PM today. People in Rayagada, Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Koraput, Bargarh, Malkangiri districts have been asked to remain alert till 1.15 PM today. Moreover, the Met department has warned of moderate rainfall at one or two places over the seven districts. […]
Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic circulation has formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rainfall in the coastal and interior parts of Odisha from today. The coastal districts will experience moderate to heavy rainfall till October 30, informed Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre. The cyclonic circulation is likely to further intensify into a low […]