Odisha News Insight

Heavy Rain To Lash Odisha; These Districts To Be Worst Affected

Low-pressure area over North-coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic-West Bengal is likely to become well-marked in nect 24 hours, triggering heavy rain in some parts of Odisha.

The Meteorological department, Bhubaneswar has predicted orange warning for five districts in the state.

“The low-pressure area over north Coastal Odisha and neighbourhood now lies over north Coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal. Associated cyclonic circulation now extends up to 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting south-westwards with height. It is very likely to become more marked during the next 24 hours,” said HR Biswas, Met, Bhubaneswar.

Orange warning for these districts

Puri

Jagatsinghpur

Sambalpur

Angul

Deogarh

Warning – Possibility of waterlogging in low-lying areas, damage to houses

Source – Met Department, Bhubaneswar

Yellow warning (Heavy to very heavy rainfall) in these places-

Kendrapara

Cuttack

Jajpur

Bhadrak

Dhenkanal

Bolangir

Bargarh

Boudh

Sonepur

Kalahandi

Kandhamal

Nayagarh

Khordha

Ganjam,

Malkangiri

Sundargarh

The rainfall activity is likely to continue till August 17 and 18.