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Heavy rainfall forecast in Odisha over the next 24 hours

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Odisha Sun Times Weather Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jul 29:

Most parts of Odisha would experience moderate rainfall with heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the coastal region during the next 24 hours under the influence of a Deep Depression in the Bay of Bengal.

heavy rains“The Deep Depression over northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh and West Bengal  remained practically stationary during the last three hours and lay centred over northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh about 425 km east of Baleswar at 8.30 AM today. The system would move nearly northwards and cross Bangladesh coast by afternoon. Under its influence, rain or thundershower would occur at  many  places over Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the coastal region during the next 24 hours,” a release issued by the local Met office this afternoon said.

Local cautionary signal number three (LC-III) has been hoisted at all ports in the state.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea as squally surface wind with speed reaching 50-60 kmph and gusting up to 70 kmph would prevail along and off the coast and make the sea rough to very rough, the release said.