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Heavy to very heavy rains likely in Odisha: MeT dept

Heavy To Very Heavy Rainfall Is Likely In Some Places In Odisha Over The Coming Two Days, Weather Officials Said On Thursday.

PTI | Updated on: 11 Jul 2013, 04:36:26 PM


Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in some places in Odisha over the coming two days, weather officials said on Thursday.

A low-pressure area over north-west Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal Odisha which developed on Wednesday has remained practically stationary, creating conditions for a wet spell, the meteorological centre here said.

Rain and thundershower is expected across Odisha under the impact of the low pressure, but heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely only at one or two places in the coming 48 hours.

Gusty surface wind speeds of between 40 to 50kmph may prevail along and off the Odisha coast and the MeT office has advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing out to sea. 

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First Published : 11 Jul 2013, 04:34:00 PM