Low Pressure Over BOB: Heavy Rain Alert Issued To 9 Odisha Dists

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Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Regional Centre here today has issued heavy rain alert for nine districts of Odisha.

“A fresh low pressure is likely to form over Central Bay of Bengal around October 19 and may become more marked during subsequent 24 hours. Under the influence of which several districts including Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Koraput, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Malkangiri will witness heavy rainfall between October 19 and 21, “the IMD said.

Here’s the weather forecast: 

From 8.30 AM on October 19 till 8.30 AM of October 20–Yellow Warning:

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Ganjam and Gajapati.

Besides, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur many places over the
districts of south Odisha, north Coastal Odisha and at a few places over the districts of north Odisha.

From 8.30 AM on October 20 till 8.30 AM of October 21–

Orange Warning:

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Ganjam and Gajapati

This apart, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at most places over the districts of south coastal Odisha and at many places over the districts of north coastal Odisha and south interior Odisha and at a few places over the districts north interior Odisha.

Yellow Warning:

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Puri.

From 8.30 AM on October 21 till 8.30 AM of October 22

Yellow Warning:

Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada and Bhadrak.

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