Though Odisha is still grappling with the havoc wreaked by incessant downpour just days back, more rain is expected during the coming weekend.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warning for over expected rainfall towards the end of this week. According to a tweet by the IMD on Monday, a Cyclonic circulation is likely to form over east-central and adjoining north-east Bay of Bengal around September 25.
The system is likely to move west –north-westwards and reach the Odisha coast during the subsequent 48 hours. Under its influence, the met office has predicted a fresh spell of heavy rainfall likely over Odisha from 26th September.
Meanwhile in the next couple of day, light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at most places over the districts of North Odisha, north-interior Odisha and at many places over the rest districts of the state.
Yellow warning has been issued for several districts including Balasore, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Nuapada, Bolangir, Nawarangpur, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sonepur and Deogarh.
Published: Sanchita Mondal
Last updated: 20 September 2021, 07:44 PM IST
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