Low Pressure forms over north BoB; likely to intensify into depression in next 24 hrs
Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area has formed over north Bay of Bengal (BoB) and likely to intensify into a depression during subsequent 24 hours.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said a low pressure area has formed over north BoB at 8.30 am today. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and become a well-marked during next 12 hours and further concentrate into a depression during subsequent 24 hours.
As per the weathermen, heavy to very heavy rain is likely to last several parts of the state under the influence of the low pressure.
“Moderate to heavy rainfall is likely to lash several parts of coastal Odisha on August 13 and interior parts of the state on August 14,” the IMD said.
Besides, wind with speed 45 to 55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail over costal Odisha and adjoining places.
In view of the weather condition, fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea till August 15.