Orange warning! Heavy to very heavy rainfall to lash several Odisha districts

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off south Odisha coast on October 23

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre today issued Orange Warning for several districts of the state till October 25 in view of a cyclonic circulation over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal off Tamil Nadu coast.

The MeT centre issued Yellow and Orange Warning indicating heavy rain likely for Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri and Nabrangapur districts till 8.30 AM on October 23.

From 8.30 AM, October 23 till 8.30 AM October 24, the MeT centre issued Yellow warning indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall alert Malkangiri, Koraput, Gajapati districts. Besides, heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Ganjam, Puri, Rayagada, Kandhamal and Nabrangpur.

From 8.30 AM, October 24 till 8.30 AM October 25, the weathermen issued Orange Warning indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at Nuapada, Baragarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts.

And Yellow warning with heavy rainfall over the districts of Kalahandi, Bolangir, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Puri, Khordha and Cuttack.

From 8.30 AM, October 25 till 8.30 AM October 26, Yellow Warning (heavy rainfall) has been issued for Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore and Bhadrak districts.

Notably, Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off south Odisha coast on October 23.

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