Odisha News: The state saw incredibly heavy rain and flood-like situation earlier (File Photo)
Monsoon 2020 updates: A fresh low-pressure location developing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to set off heavy rainfall for 4 days in Odisha next week, the Meteorological Centre stated on Wednesday. In view of the weather report, the Odisha federal government asked the district officials to carefully keep track of the circumstance. Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena asked the Collectors to be all set to deal with any situation and take proper action. Fishermen have been advised not to endeavor into the deep sea.
” A low-pressure area is most likely to develop over northeast Bay of Bengal and surrounding locations around September 20,” stated HR Biswas, the director of the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar. Under its impact, there will be prevalent rainfall in Odisha from September 20 to 23, he said. Squally weather with wind speed rising to 45-55 km/hour is expected over the northeast Bay of Bengal, Mr Biswas added.
This will be the seventh low-pressure location over the Bay of Bengal considering that the first week of August. 5 back-to-back low-pressure systems on August 4, 9, 13, 19 and 24 had triggered very heavy
rains in many parts of Odisha, which produced a flood-like circumstance in a number of areas. Similarly, a low-pressure area had actually formed over the Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh coast on September 13, setting off exceptionally heavy rain in south Odisha.