The southwest monsoon further advanced into remaining parts of Odisha and covered the entire State on Sunday. IMD issues orange warning, predicting rains across State.
Bhubaneswar, Jun 13: The southwest monsoon further advanced into remaining parts of Odisha and covered the entire State on Sunday, informed India Meteorological Department.
Today, the southwest monsoon covered Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal and remaining parts of Bargarh, Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack Jajpur and Mayurbhanj districts.
The monsoon had yesterday covered 23 districts yesterday.
As per the special bulletin issued by the IMD today, the low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of West Bengal and adjoining Odisha is likely to move west-northwestwards across Odisha, Jharkhand and north Chhattisgarh during the next 2-3 days, it said.
The IMD issued yellow warning predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Sundargar, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj and heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri and Khurda till 8.30am of Monday.