Odisha: Low pressure area likely to form over Bay on Sept 13

Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the north- west Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood on September 12 under the influence of which a low pressure area may take shape the next day, the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) of SOA Deemed to be University here said.

Light to moderate rainfall is likely at sporadic locations in Odisha till September 11 after which precipitation will increase, a CEC release said.

Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected across coastal, northern and western Odisha between September 13 and 15 and it will decrease from September 16. However, moderate to heavy rainfall could occur at one or two places in western Odisha on September 16.

The weather will improve across the state from September 18 while rainfall is expected to increase in Chhattisgarh, it said.