Well Marked Low Pressure Intensifies Into Depression


Bhubaneswar: The Well Marked Low Pressure Area over Northwest Bay of Bengal & adjoining area of coastal Odisha, north Coastal Andhra Pradesh & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal concentrated into a Depression, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.

According to the latest bulletin, the Depression lies centered over coastal Odisha and neighbourhood about 70 km north-northwest of Bhubaneswar. The system is likely to move gradually west-northwestwards and then weaken into well marked low pressure area over Chhattisgarh and neighbourhood by August 10 (tomorrow).

Under influence of Depression over the sea, heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy rainfall is expected at one or two places over the districts of Bargarh, Sambalpur, Angul, and Keonjhar, said the IMD.

The IMD has also issued Red warning for four districts including Bargarh, Sambalpur, Angul and Keonjhar.

Similarly, Heavy to very heavy rainfall (7 to 20cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sonepur, Balangir, Boudh, Deogarh, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, and Jagatsinghpur. Also, heavy rainfall (7 to 11cm) very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Khordha, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Nayagarh, Nuapada, Puri, and Rayagada today.

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