Odisha weather update: More rain on cards as IMD issues Red Warning for several districts

Bhubaneswar: The Deep Depression over north coastal Odisha is likely to cause heavy rainfall in several districts of the state, today. The Regional Meteorological Centre here has issued Red and Orange warnings for various districts in this regard.

The system is very likely to continue to move west-northwestwards across north Odisha, north Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh during next 48 hours. It is very likely to weaken into a Depression during the next 24 hours.

Red Warning: Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy (>20cm) falls at one or two places very likely to occur over the districts of Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda and Bargarh.

Orange Warning: Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places very likely to occur over the districts of Bolangir, Sundargarh, Boudh, Keonjhar, Khordha, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Kendrapada, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Cuttack.

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Nuapada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Ganjam Nayagarh, and Mayurbhanj.

Wind warning and Fishermen Warning: Surface wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph very likely during next 12 hours and decrease gradually becoming 40 -50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph along and off Odisha coast and over North & West central Bay of Bengal till 14th Sep, 2021. Sea condition will be rough to very rough. Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along and off Odisha coast, North and West Central Bay of Bengal till 14th September, 2021.

Wind warning for inland area of districts of Odisha: Surface wind speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph likely over districts of north Odisha, Boudh, Sonepur, Khordha, Puri, Ganjam and Nayagarh districts of south Odisha on 13th September 2021.

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