Bhubaneswar, Sept 27: Light to moderate rain likely to occur at most places over the south Odisha districts as the cyclonic Storm Gulab has weakened into a deep depression, informed the India Meteorological Department in its latest bulletin.
The meteorological department has issued Orange warning for three districts such as Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri with a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall.
Similarly, some other regions like Nuapada, Bolangir, Rayagada and Kalahandi have been put in Yellow zones with forecast of heavy rainfall.
As per the IMD statement, squally wind with speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph, very likely to prevail over Northwest and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal during the first 6 hours after the waning of the system into Deep Depression.
Fishermen also are advised not to venture into sea, along & off Odisha coasts northwest & adjoining west central Bay of Bengal, added meteorological department.