Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha from Oct 18


Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted heavy rain in interior part of the state from October 18.

“The low-pressure area of on Monday now lies as a well marked low-Pressure area over the central and adjoining south Bay of Bengal,” the Meteorological Centre here said.

Under its impact, rain is likely to occur tomorrow in the south and coastal Odisha region and thereafter in the north region.

Strong and gusty surface wind from north-easterly direction with a speed of 35 to 45 kmph and gusting up to 55 kmph will prevail along and off Odisha coast.

The sea condition is likely to be moderate to rough along and off Odisha coast, the MeT office said advising fishermen to be cautious while venturing into the sea.

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