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Low strain over Bay of Bengal to show into despair; heavy rains possible in Odisha, Chhattisgarh

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Low pressure over Bay of Bengal to turn into depression; heavy rains likely in Odisha, Chhattisgarh


NEW DELHI: A low strain space over the Bay of Bengal is prone to intensify right into a despair by late Sunday evening and it’s anticipated to carry extraordinarily heavy rains over elements of Odisha and Chhattisgarh throughout the subsequent two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated.

The IMD has additionally issued a red-colour coded alert to Odisha and Chhattisgarh for September 13, cautioning that the states are anticipated to witness heavy rainfall exercise.

“A well marked low pressure area lies over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of north Odisha-West Bengal coasts during next 12 hours,” the IMD stated on Sunday afternoon.

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It added that it is vitally prone to transfer west-northwestwards throughout north Odisha and north Chhattisgarh throughout subsequent 2-3 days. “Isolated extremely heavy rainfall activity (is likely) over Odisha and Chhattisgarh during next two days,” the IMD added.

The IMD stated remoted heavy to very heavy rainfall exercise may be very prone to proceed over Gujarat, north Konkan, north central Maharashtra and east Rajasthan throughout subsequent 5 days.

Isolated heavy falls are additionally very possible over coastal and south inside Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and Kerala throughout the subsequent three days, it stated, including remoted very heavy falls are possible over coastal Andhra Pradesh on September 12 and Telangana in September 13.

The IMD added that remoted to scattered rainfall exercise is probably going over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh throughout subsequent 5 days. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall exercise with remoted heavy falls is probably going over Uttarakhand from September 12-16, it added.