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Rains paralyse Mumbai, Maharashtra declares holiday

Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) early on Tuesday suspended suburban train services after incessant heavy rain flooded tracks at several spots between Mumbai-Thane, and services on Western Railway were also hit as Maharashtra government declared a precautionery public holiday for the city, officials said. The CR train services, which were earlier suspended between Thane-Kurla, were […]

Weather Alert: Nor'wester rain likely to lash Odisha for next 5 days

Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester rain is likely to lash several parts of north and southern Odisha in the next 24 hours. As per the latest forecast of Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, rain accompanied by thunder squall and wind speed reaching up to 50 -60 km per hour is also likely to occur at Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, […]

Unseasonal rain, hailstorm damage crops in parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm destroyed crops in several parts of the State on Wednesday leaving farmers in distress. Acres of vegetable crops have been damaged in some coastal parts of the State in districts of Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Khurda, Cuttack and some other areas like Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar which witnessed spells of thunderstorm […]

Severe hailstorm and rain lash Cuttack

Cuttack: Heavy rain accompanied by hailstones lashed Banki and Narasinghpur area in Cuttack district late Monday night. According to sources, some hailstones weighed between 200 gram to 1 kilogram. It came as a surprise for many local residents as they claimed to have experienced hailstorm for the first time. “We have never seen such huge […]

Weather Alert: Rain likely in several parts of Odisha from today

Bhubaneswar: Several places of Odisha will experience rain under the influence of a western weather disturbance from today. As per the latest forecast of the Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre, the western disturbance has now reached Jammu and Kashmir area from the Mediterranean Sea and moving towards Assam. Besides, a cyclonic circulation has also formed over […]

India vs Australia 4th Test: Rain washes out morning session

Sydney: Continuous rain washed out the morning session of the fifth and final day of the fourth Test between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Monday. Australia were six for no loss in their second innings when lunch break was taken as not a single delivery was possible. The hosts […]

Farmers in distress over crop loss due to rain triggered by Phethai

Bolangir/Boudh: Farmers in several parts of the State have been in distress following widespread crop loss due to unseasonal rainfall triggered by cyclonic storm Phethai. The unseasonal rains have not only caused damage to standing crops in several regions of the state but also destroyed harvested crops stashed on open fields. As the year-long efforts […]

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 […]

Weather Alert! More rains in store for Odisha from September 20

Bhubaneswar: The fresh cyclonic circulation formed over the east-central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a low pressure as a result of which the amount of rainfall will increase from September 20 and 21, informed officials of the Regional Met Department today. As such, heavy rain accompanied with lightning and thunderstorm is very […]

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More rains likely in Odisha from September 18

Bhubaneswar: The meteorological department has predicted more rains for several parts of Odisha due to the formation of a fresh low pressure system over the Central and North western Bay of Bengal from September 18. Sources said a cyclonic circulation could turn into a low pressure system on the Central and North western Bay of […]

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Weather Forecast: Deep Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Weakens

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal & north Odisha coasts has weakened into a well marked low pressure area, officials of the Regional Met Department informed. However, rainfall is likely over a few places in the interior areas and Western Odisha due to active monsoon, official said. […]

Plight of Sujat Nagar & Matitota residents worsens as more rains lash Puri

Puri: Incessant rains triggered by formation of low pressure over North-west Bay of Bengal have added to the waterlogging woes at Sujat Nagar and Matitota in Ward number 1 of the municipality. As per reports, at least 16 families in the two localities have been forced to leave their houses. Worth mentioning that Sujat Nagar […]

Rainfall in Odisha July
Weather Alert! More rain in store for Odisha from Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The already rain-soaked Odisha is all set to be lashed by more showers beginning Wednesday. The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Department here has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in northern and interior parts of the State due to formation of low pressure over the northeast Bay of Bengal. “The rainfall activity will remain comparatively less […]

Rainfall in Odisha July
More rains to pound Odisha in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: More rains are likely to lash the State during next 24 hours following formation of a well marked low pressure over the northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal and north coast Odisha. “The associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height persists,” stated a […]

Unfazed by rain, Kanwariyas throng Shiva shrines on last 'Shravan Somvar'

Bhubaneswar: On the fourth and last  ‘Shravan Somvar’, thousands of kanwariyas thronged Shiva shrines across the State to offer holy water to Lord Shiva. According to sources, more number of kanwariyas visited the shrines today as compared to last three Mondays in the auspicious month of Shravan. The administrative officials of different temples also ensured […]

Met office predicts rain, thunderstorm in north Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today predicted rain along with thunderstorm and lightning in north Odisha in the next 24 hours. Heavy rain has also been forecast over isolated places of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Dhenkanal districts in the next 24 hours. “Due to monsoon troughs and flows, many places […]

Incessant rain brings southern Odisha to its knees; rivers in spate

Bhubaneswar: Due to a well-marked low pressure-turned-depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal and north Odisha coast, several places in Odisha especially southern districts have been battered by torrential rains leading to a flood-like situation. Several districts like Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Koraput, Rayagada and Kalahandi have received heavy to very heavy rainfall in the […]

Weather Alert! Low pressure to trigger more rain in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to inch closer to the southern coast of Odisha tonight triggering heavy to very heavy rainfall in the State during next 48 hours. Districts including Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, South of Puri, Koraput, Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur will receive heavy to very heavy showers […]

Weather Alert: Low pressure to trigger rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will witness an increase in rainfall activity from today as a low pressure system has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas. The low pressure is likely to intensify and will trigger rainfall across the State, as per the latest forecast of the Regional Meteorological Department. On the […]

No flood-like situation in State: Deputy Relief Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: The state government today ruled out possibility of flood like situation in the state following heavy downpour for the last two days. Despite rainfall there is no possibility of a flood-like situation in the state as of now, informed State’s Deputy Relief Commissioner Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra. All district administrations were alerted four days ago […]

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 […]

Cloudy, wet week ahead as Met predicts rain triggered by low pressure

Bhubaneswar: Brace up for a cloudy, wet week ahead as the met department predicts rain in several parts of the State following the formation of a low pressure area (LOPAR) over the northwest Bay of Bengal off the Odisha coast. The low pressure expected on Saturday will cause moderate rainfall at many places with heavy […]

Mumbai trains hit as part of bridge collapses in Andheri

Mumbai: A portion of a foot overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks, hitting the suburban train services here during Tuesday morning peak hours, an official said. Heavy overnight rains and waterlogging in many areas is suspected to be the cause of the crash of the structure, known as the Gokhale Bridge, on S.V. Road. […]

Monsoon becomes active in Odisha, to cover entire state in 36 hrs

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar today informed that the southwest monsoon which had weakened after arrival in the State on June 8 has became active again and is likely to cover the entire State within 36 hours. The met office also informed that heavy rainfall may lash northern parts of the State […]

Monsoon in Odisha: Here's the latest weather update

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 […]