Bhubaneswar:12/8/19: A Low Pressure area formed over north-west Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rain in Odisha for the next three days, the Indian meteorological department (IMD) predicted on Monday.
“Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over northeast & adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood between 3.1 & 5.8 km above mean sea level, a Low Pressure Area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts with the associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestward with height. It is likely to become more marked during next 48 hours,” the weather department said.
The Met issued orange warning for Mayurbhanj, Sonepur, Keonjhar, Bolangir, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Nayagarh, Puri, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts.
Similarly, a yellow warning has been issued for the remaining districts of Odisha where the weather office predicted heavy rainfall.