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WARNING! Thunderstorm, Lightning, Rainfall Alert In 14 districts Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha all set to welcome Monsoon in a few days time, several parts of State continue to witness regular spells of thunderstorm and rainfall. The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall alert for as many as 14 districts of the State. As per the latest bulletin of the […]

Nor'wester rain to lash Odisha for next 3 days: Met Dept

Bhubaneswar: Withdrawing the heat wave warning issued for Odisha, the Meteorological Department today predicted that several parts of northern, southern and coastal districts in the State will experience thunderstorm and rainfall activities in next three-four days. The Nor’wester rain is likely to bring down the temperature further in these parts of the State. “Rainfall activity […]

Thunderstorm, rainfall warning issued for 9 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: Amid advancement of the South-west monsoon towards Odisha, the Regional Meteorological department today issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for nine districts in the State. The weather department issued warning in the districts–Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Koraput, Gajapati, Nuapada, Sundergarh and Bolangir. According to a release by the Met department, thunderstorm, lightning and light to […]

Five sunstroke deaths reported in Odisha

Keonjhar: Amid intensifying heat wave, five persons lost their lives reportedly due to sunstroke in different places of the State today. A resident of Belbahali village of Keonjhar, Dharanidhar Sahu, suffered heatstroke while working on the terrace of his house and died on the spot. In Thakurpali forest of Nuapada, an elderly person collapsed while […]

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Thunderstorm, rainfall alert issued for 19 districts in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar issued moderate thunderstorm, lightning alert with light rainfall and gusty wind speed reaching 30 to 40 km/hr in several places of 19 districts till 08:30 PM today. The alert has been issued in the districts–Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Angul, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Bolangir, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Rayagada, […]

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Weather Forecast: Thunderstorm, Lightning, Rainfall in 5 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has warned of moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and rainfall at one or two places over five districts of Odisha. People in all these districts have been asked to remain alert till 8 PM tonight. As per the latest release of the SRC, moderate thunderstorm, lightning and light to moderate […]

Temperatures in Himachal fall with widespread rains

Shimla: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Thursday due to widespread rain with Dalhousie town recording the highest amount — 53 mm, the met office said. Weather will be clear from Friday. “Moderate to heavy rainfall occurred at some places. The rain lowered the minimum temperatures by five to six notches in the past 24 […]

Monsoon to be 'near normal' this year: IMD

New Delhi: The country is likely to have ‘near normal’ monsoon this year with a well distributed rainfall which could be beneficial for the agriculture sector, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced Monday. The seasonal rainfall is likely to be 96 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of plus […]

Weather alert! Thunderstorm & lightning warning for 9 Odisha districts 

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar issued moderate thunderstorm & lightning warning for nine districts of Odisha till 8:45 pm today. The alert has been issued for Kalahandi, Koraput, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda & Keonjhar districts. People in these districts have been advised to remain alert and stay indoors in view of […]

Weather Alert: IMD issues thunderstorm warning in Odisha for next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhubaneswar on Friday predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and rainfall in many parts of Odisha for the next 24 hours. As per the latest bulletin, the Regional Meteorological Centre has also warned of thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and light rainfall at one or two places over Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, […]

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 […]

Cyclonic storm 'Phethai' triggers rainfall in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic storm Phethai, which is likely to cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Machlipatnam and Kakinada today, triggered rainfall in several parts of the State. The cyclonic storm is situated 270 km South-West of Kakinada and is expected make landfall today afternoon, informed an official of Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar. “The wind speed is […]

Cyclone Phethai to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic storm Phethai formed over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours, as per the latest bulletin of India Meteorological Department (IMD). Though the cyclone is expected to cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Machlipatnam and Kakinada by tomorrow, it is likely to […]

Heavy rains lash Odisha as low pressure turns into depression

Bhubaneswar: With intensifying of the low pressure over North-west Bay of Bengal into a depression, heavy rainfall continues to lash several parts of the State including the Twin City and will stay active for more 24 hours thereby causing heavy to very heavy rainfall, meteorological sources said. The meteorological department predicted heavy rainfall and thunderstorm […]

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Odisha to receive heavy rainfall

Bhubaneswar: With a low pressure area likely to form over the Bay of Bengal around September 6, Odisha may receive heavy to very heavy rainfall for two days from Thursday and heavy rainfall on Saturday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, […]

Heavy rains to lash several parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As a result of a well-marked low pressure persisting over Odisha and its nearby areas, heavy rainfall is likely to continue in several parts of the State which is already battered by downpour for the past three days. Heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur at some places of at least 15 of the […]

Incessant rain swells up rivers in Koraput

Koraput: Heavy rainfall continued to lash several parts of Koraput district today swelling up major rivers and flooding reservoirs in the region. According to sources, the water level in major reservoirs- Upper Kolab, Machkund dam and Jalaput is on a rise due to incessant rain in the upper catchment areas of the rivers. The first […]

Fresh low pressure to trigger rainfall in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Department today forecast formation of another low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday which will trigger showers in several parts of the State this weekend. Heavy rain is predicted in coastal parts from the night of August 25, while parts of Puri, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh […]

Heavy rain cripples normal life in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Educational institutions were closed, roads snapped at several places and normal life was thrown out of gear in many parts of Odisha today following heavy rains since last 24 hours. Low lying areas in almost all disctricts including the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar remained waterlogged due to the incessant rain triggered by […]

Migratory birds from far-off lands flock Bhatli

Bargarh: It is that time of the year when trees in Bhatli block of Bargarh district wear a different look. The treetops are seen housing winged guests flying down here from several hundred miles. Locals believe that these annual guests bring them cheer and prosperity. “The birds start coming since the auspicious Akshaya Tritiya. They […]

17 Odisha districts grappling with severe rainfall deficit

Bhubaneswar: While pictures of swelling rivers and inundated cities of the State are still fresh in our memories, it might be hard to digest the fact that there are some places in Odisha which are grappling with acute rainfall deficit. Surprisingly, as many as 17 blocks in Angul, Sundergarh, Bolangir and Nuapada districts have experienced […]

Odisha records 28.9% surplus rainfall in July: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has received a surplus rainfall of 28.9 per cent during the month of July, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) informed. According to official sources, during July, 2018, the State received average rainfall of 438.0 mm against the long term average (LTA) of 339.9 mm, thereby making it a surplus of 28.9 per cent. […]

Odisha receives 28% less rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The State has experienced 28% less rainfall than normal between June 1 and July 5, informed Deputy Special Relief Commissioner, Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra today. Moreover, Bolangir, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Angul districts have witnessed 50% less rain during the period. “In the month of June, the average rainfall in State was recorded at 161.1 mm […]

Odisha records 37 percent less rainfall; monsoon revival soon

Bhubaneswar: Despite southwest monsoon arriving early by almost two days than its scheduled date, Odisha has recorded 37 percent less rainfall. Official sources said Odisha has received 80.4 mm rainfall during the monsoon period from June 1 till June 20 against the average normal rainfall of 127.2 mm during the same period. “Odisha witnessed 20 […]

Rainfall likely in Odisha from Nov 12: Met department

Bhubaneswar: With a low pressure developing over the Bay of Bengal, Odisha is likely to receive rainfall due to its effect from November 12. Talking to OTV, Director of Bhubaneswar meteorological office, Sarat Sahu said “Presently a low pressure system is forming around South-East Bay of Bengal extending upto 4.5 km above sea level in […]