Bhubaneswar, July 1 (LocalWire): The well-marked low pressure in the northwest Bay of Bengal, adjoining areas of West Bengal and several parts of Odisha coast is likely to concentrate into a depression in the next 24 hours, IMD officials informed today.
The meteorological department issued a red warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in a few places with extremely heavy rainfall of more than 20 cm at one or two places in Jajpur, Kendrapada, Anugul, Dhenkanal, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Boudh and Bargarh.
An orange warning has been issued in some places over Balasore, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Puri, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi and Kandhamal districts.
While yellow warning has been issued for places over Nawarangpur, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri, Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh districts.
Similarly, the IMD has issued yellow warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall, for tomorrow in Bolangir, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Nawarangpur, Bargarh, Nuapara, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts.
In the last 24 hours, the maximum rainfall recorded in Nabarangpur’s Raighar (70 mm), followed by Kalimela (63 mm), Phulbani (55.6 mm), G Udayagiri (53.8 mm), Aska (52.6 mm), and Balianta (52 mm), informed the met department.