Bhubaneswar, Sept 14: Several districts of across Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall today under the influence of the low-pressure area, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
“The Low-Pressure Area over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal now lies as a Well Marked Low-Pressure Area over Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Odisha-West Bengal coasts. It is likely to move across Odisha and Chhattisgarh during next 2 days,” the IMD said in its morning bulletin today.
The Weather department has issued Orange and Yellow warnings for heavy rain in many districts of Odisha today.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 cm to 20 cm) is very likely to occur at one or two places in Kalahandi, Nuapada, Bolangir, Bargarh, Kandhamal, Boudh, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Nabarangpur and Ganjam districts today, predicted the Met department and sounded Orange warning for these districts.
Similarly, the weather department has forecasted heavy rainfall (7 cm to 11 cm) at one or two places in Nayagarh, Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Gajapati, Cuttack, and Angul districts and issued Yellow warning for these districts.