Bhubaneswar: With advancement of remnant of Cyclone Jawad over the Bay of Bengal along Odisha coast, Regional Meteorological Centre issued heavy rainfall alert for 14 districts of the State till next 12 hours.
While orange warning has been been issued for nine districts including Puri, Cuttack and Khordha, Bhubaneswar MeT issued yellow warning for five districts.
December 5-6: Orange warning: Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur , Kendrapada, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj.
Yellow warning: Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Ganjam, Nayagarh, Keonjhar, Angul and Dhenkanal.
According to latest weather bulletin by the MeT, the Deep Depression remnant of Cyclonic Storm Jawad over northwest and adjoining westcentral
Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 18 kmph during past 06 hours, and lay centered at 11.30 am today over northwest Bay of Bengal close to Odisha coast about 70 km south-southeast of Puri (Odisha), 100 km east-southeast of Gopalpur (Odisha), 150 km south-southwest of Paradip (Odisha) and 320 km east-northeast of Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh).
It is likely to continue to move north-northeastwards, weaken further into a Depression and during next 3 hours. Thereafter it is likely to continue to move north-northeastwards along Odisha coast towards West Bengal coast and weaken into a well-marked low pressure area around mid-night of December 5, 2021.
Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph prevails over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal. It would gradually decrease becoming 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal by evening of December 5. It would decrease further becoming 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph over northwest Bay of Bengal by night of December 5, 2021.
Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph likely to prevail along & off Odisha coast till evening of today, December 5, 2021.