Another low pressure likely; heavy rainfall forecast in Odisha from Aug 24

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the flood-like situation in several parts of Odisha, a fresh low pressure likely to form over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood around August 24 may trigger heavy rainfall across the state.

The latest bulletin issued by the regional MeT centre says, “The well marked low pressure area over central parts of Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood moved away and now lies over northwest Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood. A fresh low pressure is likely to develop over north Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood around August 24. ”

Under the influence of the low pressure, heavy rain may continue to lash several parts of the state between August 24 and August 26. Besides, squally wind speed reaching 40 to 50 kmph is likely to prevail over north Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha coast, the weathermen said.

Besides, fishermen have been advised not to venture along and off Odisha coast and north Bay of Bengal between August 25 and August 27.

Meanwhile, the MeT centre has issued Yellow and Orange warnings for the next 5 days. 

Day 1 (From 1.30 pm of Aug 22 till 8.30 pm of Aug 23)

Yellow Warning:  

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur.

Day 2 (From 8.30 am of Aug 23 till 8.30 pm of Aug 24)

Yellow Warning:  

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri,  Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Kandhamal and
Boudh.

Day 3 (From 8.30 am of Aug 24 till 8.30 pm of Aug 25)

Orange Warning:

Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Angul and Mayurbhanj.

Yellow Warning
Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Deogarh, Sundargarh, Kalahandi and Kandhamal.

Day 4 (From 8.30 am of Aug 25 till 8.30 pm of Aug 26)

Orange Warning: 

Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Deogarh, Angul, Sambalpur and Sundargarh.

Yellow Warning: 
Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Khordha, Sonepur, Balangir, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Boudh, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput, Jharsuguda and Bargarh.

Day 5 (From 8.30 am of Aug 26 till 8.30 pm of Aug 27)

Orange Warning:
Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Bargarh, Balangir, Sonepur, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Keonjhar, Nuapada and Boudh.

Yellow Warning:
Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Malkangiri, Koraput and Kandhamal.

 

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