Bhubaneswar: Under influence of the cyclonic circulation over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over the Eastcentral and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal, IMD informed today.
It is likely to move westnorthwestward and concentrate into a depression during next 48 hours.
This is the second low pressure formed over the Bay this week that may bring more rains for Odisha.
Due to formation of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal, squally weather with wind speed reaching 45-55kmph Gusting 65 kmph likely over west central Bay of Bengal along and off Odisha coast from today till September 14.
The fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along and off Odisha coast and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal during these period.
Under impact of the low pressure, heavy rainfall on the cards for several districts of Odisha during next two to three days.
According to Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at a few places with extremely heavy falls at one or two places over the districts of Balangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Angul, Sambalpur, Bargarh and Deogarh between September 13 and 14.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Nuapada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh during next two days.
This apart, heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Deogarh between September 14 and 15.