On Tuesday, the Low-Pressure region that developed over the west-central Bay of Bengal strengthened into a well-defined system across the west-central and bordering the northwest Bay of Bengal, north Andhra Pradeshsouth Odisha coastlines.
The system, which formed as a result of a cyclonic circulation, is expected to travel westnorthwestwards during the next 2-3 days. In the previous 24 hours, many regions of Odisha have seen moderate to severe rainfall as a result of its effects.
According to a statement released by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar on Monday, the system is expected to continue causing light to moderate rainfall over the state.
“Under the impact of the low-pressure area’s west-northwestward migration, mild to moderate or thundershower is very likely to occur at most areas over the districts of interior Odisha and at many places over the districts of coastal Odisha,” according to the IMD announcement.
According to the Met Centre, heavy rain is expected in the next 24 hours in Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, and Keonjhar. A yellow alert has been issued for 14 districts in coastal and southern Odisha.
Squally weather with surface wind speeds of 40 to 50 kmph is expected to blow across the north bordering West Central Bay of Bengal off the coast of Odisha.
During the next 24 hours, fishermen are warned not to travel into the water north of the adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal off the coast of Odisha.