Bhubaneswar, Sept 16: A cyclonic circulation has formed over the Bay of Bengal which is likely to intensify into a low pressure system around September 18, said DG, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Thursday.
According to Mohapatra, there is no possibility of heavy rain in Odisha in the next 48 hours.
“There is no possibility of heavy rain in Odisha and neighbouring Chhattisgarh in the next 48 hours. However, some regions in both the States may experience light to moderate rainfall,” said Mohapatra.
Several districts in north Odisha will experience light to moderate rainfall under the influence of the low pressure from September 18, 2021.
“From September 19, several parts of north Odisha districts are likely to experience heavy rainfall for two days till September 20,” said Mohapatra.
Notably, several parts of Odisha experienced heavy to very heavy rainfall for almost two consecutive days earlier this week.