During the last 24 hours, the state of Odisha received scattered rainfall activities over many places. Significant rains were witnessed along the coastal areas. Moderate rains were prevalent along the coast with Paradip recording 16 mm of rainfall, in the last 24 hours.
At present, a trough is extending from West-central Bay of Bengal towards North Tamil Nadu Coast. A cyclonic circulation has formed over East-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal. This system is likely to bring more rains over the area in the upcoming hours. The system is likely to strengthen further and may form a low-pressure area around 18th September.
Rainfall activity in Odisha at many places is likely to continue during the next 24 to 48 hours with increased intensity of rains, along the coastal areas and southern stations.
During the next 24 hours, moderate rains are likely over Paradip, Bhuvneshwar, Mayurbhanj, Puri, Cuttack and Gopalpur.
In fact, eastern parts of Chhattisgarh also likely to receive light rainfall activities during the next 24 hours with isolated moderate rains. Mainly the southern parts of Chhattisgarh will receive good rains, as during the last few days Chhattisgarh observed mainly dry weather conditions.
Rains are likely to continue over South and South-east Chhattisgarh during the next 48 hours. The cities of Raipur, Jagdalpur and Bastar are likely to be affected.
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