Odisha: More rain on cards as fresh low pressure likely to form around Aug 9

Bhubaneswar: A fresh low pressure area is likely to form over west-central adjoining north Bay of Bengal around August 9, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted today.

On the other hand, the well-marked low pressure area over north-west Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-West Bengal coast now lies over northwest Bay of Bengal adjoining north Odisha and West Bengal coast, a bulletin of the Regional Meteorological Centre issued at 2 PM said.

Under its influence, light to moderate rainfall has occurred at most places over the districts of Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over the districts of north Odisha with extremely heavy rainfall at one place over the district of Sambalpur and heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of south Odisha, the Meteorological Centre said.

Here’s weather forecast for Odisha till August 9:

August 5: Orange warning- Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Sundargarh, Nuapada, Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh and Angul.

Yellow Warning- Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Khurda, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, and Balasore.

August 6: Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts ofSundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

August 7: Light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at few places over the districts of Odisha.

August 8: Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Kalahandi, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapada.

August 9: Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Kandhamal.

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Rayagada, Nawarangpur, Bolangir, Ganjam, Sonepur, Boudh, Sambalpur, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Kandhamal, Mayurbhanj and Dhenkanal.

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