MeT issues Nor’wester alert for western Odisha
Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here has issued Nor’wester alert for western Odisha districts for three days beginning Friday afternoon.
Besides, the Met office recorded dense fog in Bhubaneswar and adjoining areas on Friday morning.
In a release, the Bhubaneswar MeT office said a trough line at 0.9 km above the mean sea level runs from a cyclonic circulation over east Rajasthan and adjoining north-west Madhya Pradesh to north interior Karnataka across Madhya Pradesh and Marathwada.
Under its influence, light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at one or two places in Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Bargarh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts.
Similarly, thunderstorm with lightning may occur at one or two places in Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Balangir and Nuapada districts tomorrow.
Besides, Jgatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jajpur and Bhadrak districts are likely to witness dense fog during this period.
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at a few places in north Odisha.
Thunderstorm accompanied with hail and lightning at one or two places is likely to occur in Deogarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal and Mayurbhanj districts while thunderstorm with lightning at one or two places in the remaining districts of north Odisha and Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Boudh districts of south Odisha will occur in the subsequent 24 hours on Sunday.