Heavy rain to lash parts of Odisha in next 24 hours
Bhubaneswar: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is on the cards for several parts of Odisha due to well marked low pressure area over Bay of Bengal.
The low pressure area over westcentral Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast now lies over north coastal Andhra Pradesh adjoining south Odisha and westcentral Bay of Bengal. The associated cyclonic circulation extends upto mid tropospheric level tilting southwestwards with height and an upper air trough runs from this system to sub-Himalayan West Bengal across Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal, said Bhubaneswar MeT in a special bulletin today.
In view of low pressure, the Regional Meteorological Centre has issued red, orange and yellow warnings for coastal and southern districts of the state till October 26.
Red Warning (valid upto morning Oct 25) districts: Heavy to very heavy rain is very likely to occur at a few places with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places over the districts of Dhenakanal, Keonjhar, Cuttack, Khordha and Puri.
Orange warning districts: Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Deogarh and Angul.
Yellow warning districts: Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Boudh, Kandhamal and Gajapati.
Also, yellow warning has been issued for Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Keonjhar and Kendrapara districts from October 25 till October 26.