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Heavy rainfall in parts of Odisha due to a ‘well-marked low pressure’ over west-central Bay of Bengal.

Bhubaneswar:20/8/17: Weather department predicted heavy rainfall in parts of Odisha due to a ‘well-marked low pressure’ over west-central Bay of Bengal.

Already battered by rains for the past several days, the State will also experience gusty surface wind accompanied by rains in the next 24 hours, a release issued by local met office said.

Yesterday’s low pressure now lies as a ‘well marked low pressure’ area over southeast Vidarbha and its neighbourhood today.

Its associated upper air cyclonic circulation extends upto 9.5 km above mean sea level and is tilting southwestwards with height, the meteorological centre here said.

Under its influence, rain and thundershower are likely to occur at many places in Odisha and heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over south Odisha during the next 24 hours, Met officials said.

Gusty surface wind from southeasterly direction with speed reaching 35-45 kmph and gusting up to 55 kmph is likely to prevail along and off the Odisha coast.

As the sea condition would be moderate to rough, the MeT office advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing into the sea.

Most parts of Odisha have already been lashed by rainfall of varied intensity during the last several days. Rainfall has occurred at most places over Odisha with heavy rainfall at one or two places over south interior region since yesterday.

 

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