“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.
The system lay centred about 170 km west of Car Nicobar, 1270 km southeast of Visakhapatnam and 1300 km south-southeast of Puri, the weather agency informed through a tweet.
Though Odisha witnessed large-scale urban flooding this September, the fact is 2011 Sept had been the wettest in State's history when one of the worst flood was recorded, thanks to omissions and commissions
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in five districts of Odisha- Koraput, Malkangiri, Gajapati, Nabarangpur and Rayagada in the next 24 hours
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at most places of the State for three days.
Among the big states, only Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Kerala are the states that have received deficient rainfall this monsoon (as of July 23)
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