In anticipation of heavy fog conditions, the Indian Railways has decided to cancel services of more than 50 trains for a period of three months between December 2022 and February-March 2023.
The alert has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Kandhamal and Rayagada.
"A fresh low pressure area is likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around 13 August 2022. It is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours and move west-northwestwards thereafter," a bulletin issued by the local MeT office read.
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
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