Bhubaneswar: July 15: As per the bulletin of IMD, Bhubaneswar, a cyclonic circulation lies over the Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Odisha-Gangetic West Bengal coasts and extends up to 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwards with height. It is likely to move west-north-westwards across north Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal & Jharkhand during the next 2-3 days.
It is expected that the state will receive heavy rains from the 15th to the 19th of July due to the cyclonic system emerging in the Bay of Bengal. All low-lying areas are expected to see water logging and flooding.
Light to moderate rain/thundershower has occurred at most places over the districts of Coastal Odisha and many places over the districts of Interior Odisha with Heavy Rainfall at one or two places over the districts of JAGATSINGHPUR, NAYAGARH, PURI, DHENKANAL, and BALASORE of Odisha.