Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted that several parts of Odisha will experience heavy rainfall for four days.
The Low Pressure area over coastal north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal now lies over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal and the associated cyclonic circulation extends up to 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting south-westwards with height.
The east-west trough between 1.5 km & 5.8 km above mean sea level now runs across Eastcentral Bay of Bengal from Gulf of Martaban adjoining North Andaman Sea to the cyclonic circulation associated with the above Low Pressure Area over north Coastal Andhra Pradesh & neighbourhood.
Under the influence, heavy to heavy rainfall likely to occur within 24 hours and yellow warning has been issued to seven districts of Odisha.
Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Puri, Khordha, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara Bhadrak and Balasore.
Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khorda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati,Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal and Boudh.