Bhubaneswar: While several parts of Odisha have been experiencing incessant rainfall due to a depression, a fresh low pressure area is likely to form over the north Bay of Bengal around August 13, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted today.
The predicted system may become more marked and move west-northwestwards, the agency said.
“A Low Pressure Area likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around 13th August. It is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours and move west-northwestwards thereafter,” the IMD said.
The Regional Meteorological Centre here has issued heavy rainfall warning for several districts of Odisha in connection with the forecasted low pressure area.
Below is day-wise forecast in this regard:
* Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 13.08.22 to 0830 Hrs IST of 14.08.22: Heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 to 20 cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Ganjam, Puri, Khordha, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Kandhamal and Kalahandi.
Heavy rainfall (7 to 11 cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Gajapati, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Angul, Rayagada, Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Sonepur, Sambalpur and Bolangir.
* Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 14.08.22 to 0830 Hrs IST of 15.08.22: Heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 to 20 cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bargarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Bolangir, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Angul, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Deogarh.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 to 11 cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Gajapati, Ganjam, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Nabarangpur and Nuapada.
Sambad English was the first to report about the possible formation of a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal around August 13. The report was published on August 4.
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