Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to encounter another spell of rains for three more days till Wednesday due to a low pressure created over North Telangana and neighbourhood, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.
IMD pointed out that under the influence of the Low Pressure Area, squally weather with surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 Kmph very likely over the deep sea areas of North Bay of Bengal till 19 October, 2021.
It advised fishermen not to venture into the deep sea areas of North Bay of Bengal till Tuesday.
IMD also said that rain lashed parts of Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur in the last 12 hours and may continue till 8.30 am on Monday.
The Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are also likely to experience rainfall activity during this period.
For Monday, the IMD forecast heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundergarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore and thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul and Dhenkanal,
Meanwhile, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all the District Collectors to keep a close watch and monitor the situation, said a senior official.