Deep depression to intensify into cyclonic storm; rains likely over Odisha and Chhattisgarh

Deep depression to intensify into cyclonic storm; rains likely over Odisha and Chhattisgarh

01:14 PM

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The formation of a confluence zone has resulted in light to moderate rains over Telangana, South Odisha as well as adjoining Chhattisgarh during the last 24 hours.

Moreover,the last two to three days have been continuously witnessing light rains along with dense fog over the Raipur city and its adjoining areas.

In the last 24 hours, Bhawanipatna and Kalahandi districts of Odisha have witnessed dense fog over its some parts.

At present, the deep depression is present over Southwest Bay of Bengal around 700 kms east- southeast of Chennai.This system will probably intensify into a cyclonic storm and will move away towards Coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next 24 hours. In fact, this will be for the very first time during this winters, that any significant system will move close to Odisha region.

Further,a trough is also expected to form from Northeastern states across system along the coastal line. All these significant systems will gradually result in intensified clouding over Odisha and Chhattisgarh by today evening. Consequently, rains and thundershowers will hit extreme South Odisha along with strong gusty winds to blow over the region.

Moreover, moderate rains along with isolated heavy showers may occur over many places of Odisha. The speed of winds will vary around 40 to 60 kms across the South coastal station of Odisha.

In the coming days, these activities will gradually move towards the interior parts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh. As a result ,the southern parts of Chhattisgarh will experience light to moderate rains and thundershowers along with squally winds to blow over the region. Gradually, these activities will also cover the northern parts of Chhattisgarh by December 16.

Talking about the temperatures, maximums would drop significantly over most parts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh with a marginal rise over some parts during night hours. The foggy condition is also expected to improve over these areas.

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