IMD Forecasts Formation of Low-Pressure Area Over BoB, Odisha Braces for Heavy Rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported the likelihood of a low-pressure area forming over the Bay of Bengal within the next 24 hours. According to their morning bulletin, a cyclonic circulation is currently present over the Northeast Bay of Bengal and its surrounding areas, extending into the middle tropospheric level. This atmospheric phenomenon is expected to lead to the development of a low-pressure system over the northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal in the coming days.

Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Centre in the region has issued a weather advisory for several districts in Odisha. The forecast indicates heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated locations in districts such as Koraput, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, and Nabarangpur, along with the likelihood of heavy rainfall in Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Angul, Sonepur, Boudh, Bargarh, Rayagada, Bolangir, Nuapada, Ganjam, and Gajapati.

Additionally, the Meteorological Centre has also warned of thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in various districts, including Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Boudh, and Sonepur.

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