India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sounded a red warning for Odisha for heavy rain under the influence of low pressure area and subsequent concentration into depression by tomorrow (Aug 19). According to IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at several places of Odisha on August 19 and 20.
The low pressure area is likely to become well-marked today and concentrate into depression by tomorrow.
“Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at a few places (7 to 20cm) with extremely heavy rainfall (>20cm) at isolated places over the districts of Bargarh, Sambalpur, Angul and Keonjhar,” the weather office said in its bulletin.
Yesterday’s low pressure over south Thailand and neighbourhood has emerged into Central Bay of Bengal. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over southeast and adjoining east-Central Bay of Bengal by tomorrow (December 2).
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26).
After the state witnessed heavy to very heavy rainfall between September 12 and 13 due to a Deep Depression forming over the Bay of Bengal (BoB), several rivers of the state witnessed rising water levels causing flooding.
As anticipated on Sunday, Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar has recorded the wettest September as it witnessed a rainfall of 195mm during the period between September 12 (8:30AM) and September 13 (8:30AM).
Though the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has weakened and turned into a Severe Cyclonic Storm, several districts of Odisha are very likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall under its influence.
With the cyclone Yaas getting closer to Odisha coast, the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has issued Red Warning to eight coastal districts of the State for May 26.
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