Monsoon likely to hit Odisha in June


Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to experience rains triggered by the south-west monsoon in the first week of June, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Monday.

Bhubaneswar meteorological centre director Sarat Chandra Sahu said there are chances of arrival of monsoon in the state earlier than the predicted date.

“The state may experience rain in the first week of June under the impact of monsoon,” said Sahu.

Sahu said heat wave conditions would prevail in Odisha till the end of this month even though the conditions for the onset of monsoon is favourable as understood from the model of formations over the Bay of Bengal.