Depression: Heavy precipitation to lash Odisha; Red & Orange warnings issued

Bhubaneswar: Heavy precipitation is likely to lash almost entire Odisha under influence of depression formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of north Odisha and West Bengal coasts.

According to Bhubaneswar MeT, the Depression moved west-northwestward with wind speed of 10 kmph in past three hours and crossed the Digha coast in West Bengal between 10.30 am and 11.30 am. It lies centered about 70 km eastnortheast of Balasore coast.


Under influence of the Depression, the IMD has issued Red warning for 11 districts and Orange warning for 19 districts of Odisha for next 24 hours.

Red warning: Torrential rainfall is very likely to occur over the districts of Angul, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Balangir, Kalahandi and Nuapada.

Orange warning: Intense spell of rainfall is very likely to occur over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Boudh, Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur.

Meanwhile, the MeT has raised danger warning signal No.3 for all the ports — Paradip, Gopalpur, Puri, Dhamra and Chandbali — in the state for today.

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