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Cyclone Yaas to bring more rain in Odisha

22/05/2021 at 8:05 AM

Bhubaneswar, May 22: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain or thundershowers with strong gusty winds for Odisha.

“Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over the districts of coastal Odisha very likely to commence from 25th May with significant increase in intensity and spatial extension subsequently,” said IMD.

A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast and adjoining central Bay of Bengal between 3.1 km & 5.8 km above mean sea level. Under its influence, a Low pressure area is very likely to form over eastcentral Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Andaman Sea on 22nd May 2021. It is very likely to move northwestwards and intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by 24th May. It would continue to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach North Bay of Bengal near OdishaWest Bengal coasts around 26th May morning.

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