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Met Department Predicts Heavy Rainfall In Next 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: 19/7/17:Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to lash parts of Odisha over the influence of low pressure system formed over Bay of Bengal, meteorological department today said in a statement.

The low pressure-turned-depression which crossed south Odisha coast close to Puri is likely to move west-northwestwards and thereby gradually weaken.

Under its influence, heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall is likley to occur at one or two places in interior parts of the state.

Strong surface wind with speed reaching 45-55 kmph and also going up to 65 kmph from south-eastern direction is likely to hit on and off the coast.

In view of the rough sea conditions, fishermen are advised not to venture into sea .

A cautionary Signal Number Three (LC-III) has been hoisted at major ports in state.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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