Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted intense rainfall for several parts of Odisha for four days from February 24.
According to regional meteorological centre, Bhubaneswar, light to moderate rainfall very likely to occur at many places especially over the regions of north interior, north coastal, coastal districts from Feb 24 till 27.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at many places over the districts of North interior Odisha, a few places over the districts of North coastal Odisha and districts Khordha, Puri, Nayagarh, Boudh and Sonepur and at isolated places over the rest districts of Odisha between Feb 24 and 25.
The yellow warning has also been issued for the districts of north interior Odisha, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Boudh, Sonepur and Nayagarh during these two days. Also, heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sambalpur and Deogarh on Feb 24 and 25.
Similarly, the rainfall is in forecast for the most places over the districts of coastal Odisha, many places over the north interior Odisha and at a few places over the districts of south interior Odisha between Feb 25 and 26.
Bhubaneswar MeT has also predicted heavy rainfall for the districts including Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jajpur during the period. On these two days, thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of coastal part and districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal and Boudh.
Moreover, light to moderate rainfall or thunderstorm is on the card for most places over the districts of coastal Odisha and districts of Mayurbhanj and Rayagada between Feb 26 and 27. The dry weather very likely to prevail over rest of the districts during these above two days.
However, there will be no large change in minimum temperature during next 3-4 days across Odisha. The weathermen predicted shallow to moderate fog that may cover isolated places over the districts of coastal Odisha during next two days.