Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Heavy Rains To Hit Odisha In Next Two Days, IMD Predicts Gusty Winds, Thunderstorms – N.F Times


Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department issued a yellow alert for several districts in Odisha, forecasting extremely heavy rainfall over the next two days.

The cyclonic circulation over east Jharkhand and the neighbourhood now lies over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and the neighbourhood. The trough from west Assam to north Odisha has become less marked, informed IMD on Monday.

As per IMD, surface wind with speed reaching up to 40 to 50 kmph is likely along and off the North Odisha coast during the next 24 hours due to a steep pressure gradient.

Day 1 (Valid up to 0830 hrs IST of 02.07.2024)

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur in one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, and Keonjhar. Thunderstorms with lightning are very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur.

Day 2 (Valid from 0830 hrs IST of 02.07.2024to 0830 hrs IST of 03.07.2024)

Yellow Warning: Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur.


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