Bhubaneswar: Even as winter has started departing slowly with arrival of Spring season, several places in Odisha may witness rainfall in next five days.
According to Bhubaneswar MeT, light to moderate rainfall may occur in many parts of the state till February 8.
While thunderstorm is in forecast for one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Rayagada, Koraput, Bolangir, Nuapada and Kandhamal today till tomorrow morning, light to moderate rain is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Kandhamal, Rayagada, Gajapati, Nayagarh, Angul, Sonepur, Dhenkanal, Deogarh, Boudh and Sambalpur between Feb 4 and Feb 5.
The regional meteorological centre has also predicted rainfall for a few places in the districts of Kandhamal, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh and Koraput on Feb 5 and 6.
The rainfall is also on the cards for many places in Sundergarh, Mayurbhanj, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jharsuguda and Keonjhar districts and at a few places over the districts Boudh, Baragarh, Khordha, Cuttack, Puri and at one or two places over the rest districts of Odisha from Feb 6 to 7. The MeT issued yellow warning for one or two places in Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur,Jajpur, Khordha, Cuttack, Balasore, Kandhamal on these two days
Similarly, thunderstorm may occur at many places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Jharsuguda, Angul, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur and a few places in the districts of Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Puri, Kandhamal and one or two places over rest districts in the state between Feb 7 and 8. The yellow warning has been issued for one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh,Deogarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Sonepur, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Nayagarh, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara on the above two days.
Meanwhile, dense fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri and Koraput today and tomorrow.
However, there will be no change in minimum temperature significantly during next 24 hours. The temperature may rise gradually by 2-3 degree Celsius thereafter across the state.
In Bhubaneswar and neighbourhood, the weather is likely to be partly cloudy and the maximum and minimum temperature are very likely to be around 27 degree C and 18 degree C in next 24 hours.