Bhubaneswar: Low pressure induced rains are likely to lash several parts of north and south Odisha in the next 24 hours.
“Under the influence of the upper air cyclonic circulation over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over North Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Bangladesh at 8:30 am today. Associated upper air cyclonic circulation extends upto 5.8 Km above mean sea level,” Regional Meteorological Office bulletin said today.
Under the influence of this, rain/thundershower is likely to occur at most places in districts of North Odisha and at many places over South Odisha during next 24 hours. Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places in districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj and heavy rainfall at one or two places in districts of Sundergarh, Sonepur, Deogarh, Boudh, Jharsuguda, Angul, Dhenkanal and Sambalpur during next 24 hours, it added.
Strong Gusty surface wind from Northeasterly direction in North Coastal Odisha and wind from Westerly direction in South Coastal Odisha with speed reaching 40-45 KMPH gusting to 55 KMPH likely to prevail along and off Odisha Coast. Sea condition would be moderate to rough along Odisha coast.
The weatherman advised fishermen not to venture into sea along Odisha coast.