During last few days, the entire state of Odisha has been receiving light to moderate rains for the last 2-3 days. In fact, in the past 24 hours, few places in Odisha witnessed heavy spells of rains as well. The reason for these rains can be attributed to the the deep depression, which was seen over Gangetic West Bengal until yesterday.
Now, the weather system has moved further in west-northwest direction and is now seen over parts of Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining areas of Jharkhand and Bihar.
In a span of last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Monday, Paradip recorded heavy rainfall to the tune of 43 mm, followed by Bhabanipatna 29 mm, Bhubaneswar 19 mm, Jharsuguda 16 mm, Pulbhani 14 mm, Chandbali 12 mm, Puri 10.4 mm, Koraput 9 mm, Cuttack 3.4 mm, Kheonjhargarh 1.3 mm and Titlagarh 1 mm.