Apart from the heavy rainfall forecast, the IMD has also sounded ‘Yellow Warning’ for thunderstorm with lightning for the districts of Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nawarangpur, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri, Boudh, Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur.
As per the midday bulletin issued by the IMD's Regional Met Centre in Bhubaneswar, the cyclonic circulation over the North Andaman Sea & neighbourhood persists and now extends upto 4.5 km above mean sea level.
As per IMD, several parts of Odisha will experience moderate rain and thunderstorm activities till October 15, 2021.
Chief Engineer, Water Resources Dhiren Samal informed that the water level in the basins of Mahanadi, Baitarani, Brahmani and other rivers is either stable or on a receding trend. “So, there is little likelihood of escalation of flood situation in these systems,” he assured.
Even as Odisha continues to face a possible drought threat due to acute rainfall deficiency this monsoon season, the situation has catapulted a serious drying up of reservoirs in the State.
The Odisha government on Monday chalked out a comprehensive action plan to tackle any emerging drought situation in the State which appears increasingly imminent in the wake of an acute deficit in precipitation this season.
Bhubaneswar: Moderate to heavy rainfall lashed parts of Odisha on due to a low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal, disrupting normal life to much extent. Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted that the gloomy weather will persist in most places while partly cloudy sky will be seen in the other. What’s more concerning is that […]
New Delhi: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in large parts of India, including several places in Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Gujarat, over the next few days till Friday, the India Meteorological Department said today. The warning comes after the IMD said last week that the monsoon had covered the entire […]
New Delhi: Monsoon in India is likely to be normal with no chances of drought this year, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, bringing relief to the country. The forecaster said there were 5 per cent chances of excess rainfall that is more than 110 percent of long-period average (LPA). The average, or normal, rainfall […]