Southwest Monsoon enters Odisha; conditions favourable for further advancement

Bhubanesqar: June 10: As per IMD, Southwest Monsoon has set in over Odisha. It has already covered Malkangiri, Koraput, Nawarangpur, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Gajpati, Ganjam districts and parts of Bargarh,Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordha and Puri districts of Odisha.
Conditions are favorable for further advancement of Southwest Monsoon into remaining parts of Odisha during next 48 hours.
Yesterday’s cyclonic circulation over East central and adjoining Northeast Bay of Bengal now lies over Northwest Bay of Bengal. Under its influence a Low pressure area very is likely to form over Northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood during next 24 hours.
It is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours and move west-northwestwards across Odisha.
Under its influence, heavy to very heavy and isolated extremely heavy falls may occur over the districts of Odisha till 14th June, 2021.
Also thunderstorm with moderate to severe lightning activity is very likely in some places of North Odisha during next 24 hours. People are advised to keep watch on weather and accordingly move to safer places to protect from lightning strike. (Met Office)


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