Bhubaneswar: The Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal and north coastal Odisha moved slightly westwards and intensified into a deep depression and lay centered, the Regional Meteorological Centre said today.
It is very likely to more west-northwestwards and cross West Bengal coast close to Digha during next few hours. It is very likely to continue to move west-northwestwards and weaken gradually into a well marked low during nest 24 hours.
Under its impact, rain/ thundershowers is very likely to occur at most places over districts of Odisha during nest 24 hours and at many places in subsequent 24 hours.
Rainfall warning on September 6
Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with isolated extremely heavy rainfall is very likely to occur over Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Sambalpur and Sonepur districts of Odisha and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Balasore, Mayurbhaj, Angul, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Nayagarh, Khurda, Puri, Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Boudh districts.
Rainfall warning on September 7
Isolated heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Nuapada and Nabarangpur districts.
Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph is very likely along and off Odisha coasts during the next 24 hours. Strong winds speed reaching 25-35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph are also very likely over Odisha during the same period.
State of sea will be rough to very rough over North Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha coast during next 24 hours.
Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off Odisha coast and Northwest Bay of Bengal during nest 24 hours.
Local cautionary signal number three keep hoisted at all ports of Odisha.