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Several Parts Of Odisha Record Rain As Monsoon Remains Active

Bhubaneswar: Many parts in Odisha recorded rain as monsoon remained active for last 48 hours, said Meteorological Centre here. While Nuapada, Malkangiri, Jharsuguda, Debgarh and Angul experienced more than normal rainfall, Balasore, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Khurda and Puri experienced less than normal rainfall in last 48 hours. However, normal rainfall occurred in the rest of […]

June Records 'Excess' Rainfall, Good Precipitation Expected In July: IMD

New Delhi: The month of June ended with “excess” rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday, forecasting good precipitation in July. According to the IMD data, the overall rainfall in June was 118 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA), which is considered excess rainfall. It was also the wettest June in […]

2 Killed, Several Injured In Lightning Strike As Norwester Rain Wreaks Havoc Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Norwester rains accompanied by lightning on Sunday evening wreaked havoc in different places of Odisha leaving behind a trail of destruction and claiming lives of humans and domestic animals. Alongside, strong winds uprooted trees at several places blocking roads and disrupting communications. As per reports, lightning claimed one life and left three people injured […]

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Odisha Weather Alert: Met dept predicts rainfall in several places across till April 9

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar has predicted rainfall in several places across Odisha over a period of five days till April 9. Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Kalahandi, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, […]

Odisha Weather Alert: Met department issues rainfall warning for 11 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar has predicted rainfall over several places of Odisha in the next 24 hours. According to the met office, due to the effect of a trough line from Marathwada to South Tamil Nadu region, yellow warning has been issued for as many as 11 districts in Odisha which are […]

Unseasonal rainfall, token system irregularities leave Odisha farmers in distress

Bhubaneswar: Unseasonal rainfall across many parts of Odisha has brought serious trouble for paddy farmers of the State with huge quantities of unsold harvest found soaking in the open. Particularly in the districts of Balasore, Sonepur, Boudh and Bhadrak, resentment was seen among farmers as unseasonal rain reportedly exposed their unsold paddy to damages. While […]

Light Rainfall Soaks Many Places Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several places across Odisha including capital city Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Bhadrak received light rainfall today which affected normal life of people. According to the Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar, rainfall is likely to affect several places today and tomorrow under the impact of a trough line. Cloudy weather is likely to be witnessed in […]

Rain Fury Hits Normal Life In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain triggered by a ‘well-marked low pressure’ over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in many parts of Odisha. The weather department has informed that in the last 24 hours, Puri has recorded the maximum rainfall of 138.3 mm followed by Ganjam (125.2 mm). In terms of district-wise […]

IMD predicts moderate to heavy rain in Odisha on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Odisha on Wednesday in view of the cyclonic circulation over northern parts of West Bengal and neighbourhood. The IMD in its bulletin issued on Tuesday said that the cyclonic circulation over Odisha and neighbourhood lies over the south coast […]

Heavy Showers Lash Odisha, Several Districts Put On Alert

Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic circulation over west-central and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal off South Andhra has been triggering torrential spells of rainfall hitting normal life in many parts of the State since Tuesday. A cyclonic circulation lies over south Andhra Pradesh and neighbourhood and under its impact, several Odisha districts will further experience enhanced rainfall […]

Thunderstorm, Rainfall Likely In 14 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Weather department has predicted thunderstorm and rainfall alert for several districts of Odisha today. As per the latest bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, 14 districts of the State including Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Sundergarh, Puri and Jharsuguda are likely to witness thunderstorm […]

Smart City Or A Temporary Pond! Water-logging Woes Return To Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A mere spell of rain and it seemed the capital city ‘facilitated’ its denizens with free swimming classes today. Many commuters were left in lurch on busy roads while a few vehicles were found floating in water in the low-lying areas. Needless to say, water-logging woes have once again returned to haunt the residents […]

Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, Rainfall Warning Issued For Several Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for several districts of the State. As per the latest weather forecast, moderate thundershower and lightning with one or two spells of rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Khurda (Bhubaneswar), Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Jajpur […]

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Heavy rain to lash Odisha in next two days: MeT

Bhubaneswar: Even as flood threat abated in Odisha, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to lash the state in next two days due to a low pressure in the region, the Meteorological Centre here said on Sunday. Under the impact of a cyclonic circulation over West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh, a low pressure area […]

Incessant Rain Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Malkangiri, Rayagada & Kandhamal

Malkangiri/Rayagada/Kandhamal: Heavy rain under the impact of deep depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-West Bengal coasts has triggered flood-like situation in several districts of Odisha like Malkangiri, Rayagada and Kandhamal. Water level in major rivers in the three districts has increased due to heavy downpour since yesterday, submerging many roads and bridges. […]

Heavy rainfall alert for 13 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar issued heavy to very heavy rainfall warning for 13 districts of Odisha today. As per the latest forecast, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nuapada, Kalahandi and Bolangir. Rainfall warning has also been issued […]

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Rainfall To Increase In Odisha From July 24

Bhubaneswar: Farmers across Odisha are facing a hard time as inadequate rainfall has majorly affected farming in many areas leading to a drought-like situation. However, as per the Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar, the current situation may change in next 2 to 3 days as rainfall is expected to increase from July 24 due to […]

Odisha Received 26.3 Per Cent Deficit Rainfall Till July 19

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has received 26.3 per cent deficit rainfall during this monsoon as 21 of the state’s 30 districts recorded less than the normal precipitation till July 19, state Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marandi told the Assembly Saturday. Speaker S N Patro had on Friday asked the minister to give a statement in […]

Rainfall likely to lash several parts of Odisha in next two days

Bhubaneswar: While Odisha has been experiencing rain deficit for past two weeks despite an active monsoon, in what would be a big relief for farming community, the Regional Meteorological Centre today forecast that several parts of the State will get rainfall in next 48 hours under the influence of a low pressure. Heavy rainfall is […]

Weather Alert: Met Issues Lightning, Rainfall Warning For 12 Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Monday issued thunderstorm with lightning and rainfall alert for 12 districts of Odisha. The warning has been issued for the districts – Koraput, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nuapara, Bolangir, Boudh, Nayagarh, Khurda, Gajapati, Ganjam and Puri districts till 6 PM today. “Thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate […]

Odisha receives 31.5 per cent deficit rain in June

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has registered a deficit rainfall of 31.5 per cent in June this year, an official said. The state received an average rainfall of 148.3 mm against the Long Term Average (LTA) of 216.5 mm during June. On an average, the state experiences 9.9 rainy days in June. However, this time, there were 7.4 […]

Weather alert: Thunderstorm, lightning warning issued for 8 districts

Bhubaneswar: The meteorology department issued thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall alert for eight districts of the State today. In its latest release, the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar said , “Moderate thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall are likely to occur at some places over districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack and […]

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Red alert for Odisha as low pressure to trigger heavy rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert for Odisha as a low pressure forming over the Bay of Bengal is intensifying and slowly moving towards the west. A monsoon trap line has become active on the upper part of atmosphere following which some parts of the State have already started to witness […]

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Weather Alert: Thunderstorm and lightning alert issued for 12 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for 12 Odisha districts today. As per the latest weather forecast, moderate thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur at one to two places over the districts of Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Gajapati, Koraput, Puri, Nayagarh and Balasore between […]

No Heavy Rainfall alert for Odisha in next 2 days: Met department

Bhubaneswar: Even though the southwest monsoon has covered the entire Odisha on Saturday, there is no possibility of heavy rainfall in next two days, predicted Regional Meteorological Centre today. As per reports, interior parts of the State especially Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Phulbani, Malkangiri and Kalahandi will experience rainfall under the influence of the low pressure […]