Heavy Rains Forecast

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today forecast heavy rain in the upper and lower catchments in the next 24 hours and asked the State Government to remain alert over possible threat of flooding.

An IMD Press release today said that a cyclonic circulation has formed over the West-Central Bay of Bengal and lay centred off South Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh.
Under its influence there will be heavy rainfall at one or two places in Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Nabarangpur and Ganjam districts in South Odisha, it said.
There will be a further increase in the rainfall from July 6, during which there will be heavy to very heavy rainfall in Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Jharsuguda and Deogarh districts, the release added.
IMD has sounded heavy rain alert in Odisha on July 6 and advised the state government to keep itself ready for any eventuality.
It also predicted very heavy rainfall in the neighbouring Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh from July 5 to 9 and possibility of flood in Mahanadi, Brahmani and Baitarani rivers.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Organization is making all preparatory arrangments and has aksed the District Collectors to be in readiness to meet any evantuality, said sources.

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by Catalyst IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.