The maximum temperature shot up to 43 degrees Celsius or more in six weather stations, including Subarnapur town in western Odisha where it was 44.5 degrees Celsius, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre said.
The India Meteorological Department said a cyclonic circulation lay over strait of Malacca and adjoining south Andaman Sea with vertical extension up to 5.8 km above mean sea level at 0300 UTC of today, the 27th February, 2022.
The SRC order stated that there is increased likelihood of cold related illnesses among people, which may get aggravated due to prolonged exposure to cold, while livestock may also be affected due to prolong exposure to cold.
A cyclonic circulation lies over the Gulf of Thailand and its neighbourhood and extends up to 5.8 km above mean sea level, tilting south-westwards with height.
The southern part of Odisha is likely to receive heavy rainfall on October 16 and 17 as a fresh low pressure area has formed over the Bay of Bengal, forecast the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar.
Heavy rainfall continue to lash several part of Odisha under the influence of the low-pressure area over Northwest and adjoining West central Bay of Bengal which intensified into a deep depression on Monday morning. Heavy rain and thundershowers with one or two very intense spells of rain affected normal life in different parts of the State, including the Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar since today morning. Puri received the maximum 341 mm rainfall followed by Paradip (210 mm), Bhubaneswar (195 mm), Gopalpur (64 mm), Chandabali (46 mm) and Balasore (24 mm) so far, informed the Met Centre. Here’s a glimpse of the rain battered Odisha:
Most of the streets, sahis and lanes in different parts of Cuttack were waterlogged while the Badambadi Bus Stand area has remained inundated since yesterday affecting normal life in the millennium city.
The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued advisory for several Odisha districts as major rivers and their tributaries continue to swell due to incessant rain in the basin and upper catchment areas under the influence of the low pressure.
As per APEC Climate Centre seasonal forecast, Odisha is predicted to record above-normal rainfall in the range of 1.2mm/day over the normal rainfall in the month of October
The Met Centre has issued Yellow warning for heavy in as many as 13 districts of the State on Saturday.
As IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in Odisha in the coming days, Odisha SRC has released precautionary measures may be taken to prevent any damage to life and property during the period
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over several districts of Odisha from 1.30 pm of May 29 to 8.30 am of June 3.
As the Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas made landfall between Bhadrak and Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday morning, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) warned the people of Mayurbhanj district to exercise extreme caution for the next 12 hours.
Director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre HR Biswas said that the cyclonic system over south-east and adjoining Bay of Bengal may trigger a low-pressure area over east-central and north Andman sea.
"Heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep on May 13."