Southwest monsoon likely to hit Odisha in next 4 days: IMD


Bhubaneswar: Southwest monsoon is likely to hit Odisha in next four days, said the Indian Meteorologcal Department (IMD) on Monday.

Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Goa, some parts of Konkan, some more parts of Karnataka, Rayalaseema, remaining parts of Tamilnadu, some parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh some more parts of Central and North Bay of Bengal and some parts of Northeastern states during next 2 days, the IMD said.

“Conditions likely to become favorable subsequently for further advance of Southwest monsoon into some more parts of Maharashtra, some more parts of Karnataka, Some parts of Telangana, some more parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, remaining parts of Bay of Bengal & northeastern states, Sikkim, some parts of Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal during subsequent 2 days,” said the IMD.

A low pressure area is also taking shape in the Bay of Bengal which will bring heavy rain in some parts of Odisha.

A Low-Pressure Area is likely to develop over eastcentral Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours. It is likely to move west-northwest wards and become more marked during the subsequent 24 hours.