Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur for next three days in several places in Odisha in view of a low pressure formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal-Bangladesh coast.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur in the districts of Mayurbhanj, Sonepur, Keonjhar, Bolangir, Bargarh, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Nayagarh and Puri tomorrow, the Met department said. These districts have been issued orange warning till tomorrow morning.
Similarly, the weathermen have alerted heavy to very heavy rain likely to occur in the in districts of south interior Odisha including Bargarh, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda and Sambalpur for next 24 hours. These districts were put under ‘orange warning’ category.
The Met department also issued ‘yellow warning’ for Jagatsinghpur, Angul, Dhenkanal, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khordha, Puri and Jajpur for next two days.
People have been advised to take precautions during the adverse weather conditions.
Sea condition is likely to be rough and very rough along Odisha coast. Hence, fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.
Meanwhile, active monsoon has also given good rains in the state in last few days.