Bhubaneswar: The depression over Gangetic West Bengal has intensified into a deep depression which is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha during the next 48 hours.
“The depression over Gangetic West Bengal has moved west-northwestwards. It intensified into a deep depression and lay centred over Gangetic West Bengal near Latitude 22.5º N and Longitude 88.4 ºE, close to Kolkata. The system is very likely to move slowly west-northwestwards initially during next 24 hours and move northwards thereafter,” a bulletin of the India Meteorological Department said.
Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely to occur over north Odisha and Jharkhand during the next 48 hours, the bulletin said, adding that heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely to take place over south Odisha on October 10.