Several Odisha districts to witness rainfall till Sept 16: IMD


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here on Thursday informed that several districts of Odisha will witness rainfall till September 16.

According to met officials, several districts of Odisha will witness rainfall under the influence of cyclonic circulation and strong monsoon current. Whereas enhanced rainfall activity is likely to continue in some districts of north Odisha during next 24 hours, the officials further stated.

The cyclonic circulation over coastal West Bengal and neighborhood now lies over Jharkhand and neighborhood and extends upto 2.1 km above mean sea level.

The department has also issued orange and yellow warning for some districts of Odisha.

While orange warning has been sounded for Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Angul districts, yellow warning has been alerted for the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Khurda, Koraput, Bargarh, Bolangir, and Sonepur.

People in these districts are advised to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure.

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