Yesterday’s low pressure area has become well marked low pressure area today over northwest Bay of Bengal. It is likely to move west-northwestwards across north Odisha and adjoining West Bengal during the next 24 hours.
A cyclonic circulation lies over Myanmar and adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal currently. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over East Central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the formation of a cyclonic circulation over the north Andaman sea and neighborhood around September 29.Under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over north Andaman sea & adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 48 hours.
According to the weather office, there will be a change in the weather from June 20, while several parts of Odisha will receive pre-monsoon rain from June 21.
According to a bulletin issued by the MeT office, there will be no large change in the maximum temperature (day temperature) during the next two days and slight fall thereafter over the districts of Odisha.
The districts for which yellow warning has been issued are- Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sundragarh, Jharsuguda, Sonepur, Bolangir, Boudh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.
Similarly, the downpour under the influence of the nor’wester led to water-logging in several parts of Bhubaneswar, informed sources adding that the flooded road connecting Raj Mahal to Master Canteen affected vehicular movement on the route.
The cyclonic storm named ‘Biparjoy’ by Bangladesh will further intensify into very severe cyclonic storm in the subsequent 24 hours, the IMD said.
According to a bulletin issued by the India Meteorological Department, Sambalpur emerged as the hottest place in the State with mercury reaching up to 44.2 degrees Celsius today.
At a time when the entire State was reeling under an intense heat wave, the sudden change in the climate on account of Nor’wester rainfall brought a sigh of relief. But, it turned out to be a nightmare for people living in the coastal areas, where the rainfall and wind wreaked havoc.
Moreover, there will be no large change in the maximum temperature (Day temperature) at many places over the districts of Odisha during the next 5 days, the MeT office predicted.
Boudh was the hottest place in the State with the mercury touching 42 degrees Celsius followed by Jharsuguda and Sambalpur (41.6), Rourkela (41.4), Angul (41.1), Sundargarh (41), Talcher (40.8), Bolangir and Jagatsinghpur (40.5), Chandbali (40.2), Titlagarh, Sonepur, Nayagarh and Kendrapara (40).
Baripada recorded a maximum temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius today making it the hottest place in Odisha once again.
The roads across the state wore a deserted look with people preferring to remain indoors as mercury is showing no sign to go down.
While the state capital Bhubaneswar recorded 38.6 degree Celsius, Sambalpur boiled at 38.2 degree Celsius followed by Keonjhar (37.6), Hirakud (37.4), Gopalpur (34.6), Puri (33.4) and Paradip (33).
As per the latest weather forecast issued by the IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar, there will be no large change in the maximum temperature (day temperature) during next three-four days. However, it will increase by 2 to 3 degree Celsius thereafter.
Hailstorm activity with gusty surface wind was reported in Dhenkanal and Daringbadi in Kandhamal district.
While a yellow warning has been issued for the next 24 hours, an orange warning has been issued for the subsequent 24 hours as thunderstorm, lighting, and gusty wind is predicted over several Odisha districts.
Several parts of east and northeast India are likely to experience fresh spell of rainfall and thunderstorm activity between March 30 and April 1, 2023.
IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar has also predicted that several parts of Odisha will also experience thunderstorm with lightning activities till April 1, 2023.