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Met predicts rain in many places of Odisha in next 24 hrs

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Met predicts rain in many places of Odisha in next 24 hrsBhubaneswar: The city based Regional Meteorological Centre on Thursday sounded rains in many places and heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places in Coastal areas of the state in the next 24 hours under the influence of a depression over the Bay of Bengal.

A depression lays centred about 210 KM South-Southwest direction of Gopalpur and is moving in North-Northeast direction at 14 KM per hour. It will weaken after 24 hours, added the Meteorological Centre.

The interior parts of the state will experience moderate rainfall due to the depression while wind speed will be 40-50 KM per hour when the depression will cross the Odisha coast.

Some places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Angul, Jajpur and Sundergarh districts will receive rain on November 17.

According to the Met report, the state received 2.8 mm rainfall yesterday with Puri recording the highest rainfall of 12.0 mm.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea as the condition of the sea would remain rough.