Low pressure over Bay of Bengal triggers rainfall alert for Odisha

MeT has issued orange warning for 15 districts of Odisha as a low pressure has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal.

Bhubaneswar: The regional center of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange warning for various parts of Odisha as a low pressure has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal. This development could lead to varying intensities of rainfall across different districts of Odisha.

Following the formation of low pressure, the meteorological center has issued orange warning for 15 districts of Odisha on Friday. The districts including Puri, Khordha, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Boudh, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the weather centre has issued yellow warning for district including Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Kendrapada, Gajapati, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Deogarh, Bargarh, Rayagada, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh. These districts may receive moderate to heavy rainfall tomorrow.

For Saturday, the MeT has issued orange alert for district including Malkangiri, Koraput, Nawarangpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Bolangir and Nuapada. At the same time, yellow warning has been issued for Gajapati, Ganjam, Rayagada, Khorda, Puri, Nayagarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh.

Following the issuing of the rainfall alerts, the authorities have appealed residents of Odisha to stay updated with the evolving weather conditions and take necessary precautions to ensure safety and preparedness.

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