Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal Odisha is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in north and south Odisha, the local meteorological centre predicted today.
“Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over south Odisha and heavy rainfall at one or two places in north Odisha likely to occur during next 24 hours,” a bulletin of the meteorological centre said.
Besides, rain/thundershower likely to occur at most places in Odisha during next 24 hours, it predicted.
Strong gusty surface wind from southeasterly direction with speed reaching 45-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha Coast. Sea condition would be rough to very rough, the release added.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea.