Low pressure formed over south Andaman Sea, Rain to lash Odisha
Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday informed that a low pressure area has formed over south Andaman Sea and adjoining Thailand coast at 8.30 am this morning.
According to IMD reports, it is likely to move west northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over north Andaman Sea and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal by November 15.
The system is likely to intensify further and reach near Andhra Pradesh coast around November 18. Under its influence heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Odisha and Coastal Andhra Pradesh in the next 24 hours.
On the other hand, four districts of Odisha have been issued with yellow warning including Kandhamal, Rayagada, Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha.
The farmers are advised to drain out excess water from their rice field at milky grain to harvesting stage as it may lead to lodging. They should watch for disease &pest infestation like false smut, neck blast, Gundhi bug, BPH in rice & leaf spot, blight and damping off.
Light to moderate rain/thundershower has occurred at most places over the districts of Coastal Odisha, at many places over the districts of interior Odisha with heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the district of South Coastal Odisha and Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur district of north coastal Odisha.