OST Weather Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 11 :
While category 4 cyclonic storm Phailin has remained stationery about 520 km away to the south-southeast of Paradip and 530km south-east of Gopalpur , the Met department has warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall across the state in the next 24 hours.
In its cyclone bulletin number nine, the Met department has said, “Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at one or two places over districts of South Odisha and heavy rainfall at one or two places in North Odisha districts during next 12 hours.
“Under the influence of this system”,the bulletin said,” rainfall at most places, heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls (≥ 25cm) would occur over coastal Odisha commencing from tonight. It would continue and extend to interior Odisha from Saturday night.”