Heavy rainfall likely over Odisha during next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rainfall likely over Odisha during next 24 hours: IMD


New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that extremely heavy rainfall is very likely over Odisha during the next 24 hours.

In a weather bulletin on Thursday, the Met Department said that satellite images indicate that a depression has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal and North Odisha coasts.

Rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are also very likely over Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal during the next 24 hours.

The Met Department also forecasts that squally winds reaching 40-50 kilometers per hour gusting to 60 kmph are very likely along and off West Bengal-Odisha coasts during the next 24 hours.

The sea will be rough to very rough over north Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha -West Bengal Coasts during next 24 hours.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into Northwest Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha and West Bengal coasts during the next 24 hours.

No significant change in temperatures very likely over most parts of the country during next 2­-3 days.

Widespread rainfall activity with isolated heavy falls likely over eastern parts of India and fairly widespread over Uttarkhand and East Uttar Pradesh.

Scattered rainfall likely over central India and Tamilnadu and isolated rainfall likely over the the rest of the country except west Rajasthan where dry weather is likely.

Weather Warning during next 5 days

06 September (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Odisha; heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Chhattisgarh and heavy rain at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and north coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Squally winds speed reaching 40­50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph very likely along and off West Bengal and Odisha coasts.

Strong winds speed reaching 30­40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph very likely over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand.

Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over north Bay of Bengal off Odisha West Bengal ­Bangladesh coasts. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

07 September (Day 2): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Konkan and Goa, Telangana and Coastal Karnataka.

Strong winds speed reaching 30­40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph very likely over Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

08 September (Day 3): Heavy rain at isolated places likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, East Rajasthan, Vidarbha and Konkan and Goa.

09 September (Day 4): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places likely over Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and heavy rain at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Sub­Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Bihar and Uttarakhand.

10 September (Day 5): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places likely over Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and heavy rain at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Sub­Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Bihar and Uttarakhand.

Hindusthan Samachar/Shri Ram Shaw

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