Bhubaneswar: The Southwest Monsoon is likely to reach Odisha in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its bulletin issued this morning.
“Conditions are favorable for further advance of monsoon into some more parts of Vidarbha, Telangana, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Westcentral & Northwest Bay of Bengal, some parts of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, entire Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and some more parts of Bihar during next 24 hours,” the IMD said.
On the other hand, the Regional Meteorological Centre here has issued thunderstorm warning for several areas of Odisha for today.
Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of North Interior Odisha, Boudh, Kalahandi, ,Kandhamal, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada, Balasore and Bhadrak, it forecasted.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at many places over the districts of Interior Odisha, Gajapati, Ganjam and at a few places over the rest districts of Odisha, it added.
Temperature Forecast: Maximum temperature (day temperature) likely to fall by 3-4 degree Celsius during the next 3 days and no large change thereafter over the districts of Odisha.