Tag: Rain In Odisha

Cuttack, Bhubaneswar witness season’s first thunderstorm; 1 killed in lightning strike in Balasore
Cuttack, Bhubaneswar witness season’s first thunderstorm; 1 killed in lightning strike in Balasore

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.

  • Tuesday, 03 May 2022
Rain Hits North Odisha
Weather Update: Rain Hits North Odisha, Similipal National Park Shut 

Several places in Mayurbhanj district received rainfall today morning. Similipal National Park in the district has been closed today for visitors following heavy downpours. 

  • Friday, 04 February 2022
Rain Drenches Odisha Amid Winter Chill, Yellow Warning Sounded For Nine Districts  
Rain Drenches Odisha Amid Winter Chill, Yellow Warning Sounded For Nine Districts  

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.

  • Monday, 24 January 2022
Rain Havoc
Incessant Rain Raises Flood Concern In Odisha

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.

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  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Low pressure-induced rain in Odisha likely from October 28

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Hirakud Dam releases season's first flood water

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. […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Thunderstorm alert for 19 districts; Flood situation likely in Odisha, informs SRC

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Incessant rain triggers flood-like situation across Odisha

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Weather Alert: Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next 24 hours

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Finally! Rain respite for denizens, cyclonic circulation to bring more showers in Odisha

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Deep depression over Bay of Bengal likely to trigger rain in Odisha

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Will rain prove double whammy for distressed Odisha farmers?

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha receives 9% less rainfall this monsoon

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, Lightning Alert For 7 Odisha Districts

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. […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Weather Alert: Low Pressure Likely To Cause Heavy Rainfall From Tomorrow

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021