Information on Depression over Northeast Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal:
Yesterday’s low pressure area over North Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha has rapidly concentrated into a Depression and lay centered at 0830 hours IST today, the 21st July,2014 over Northeastern parts of Odisha and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal near Lat. 220 N and Long. 870 E about 50 kms east of Baripada. The system would move West-Northwestwards during next 24 hours.
Forecast : Rain/Thundershower would occur at most places over Odisha during next 24hours and decrease thereafter.
Heavy R/F Warning: Isolated extremely heavy fall with Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over Interior Odisha and Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over Coastal Odisha would occur during next 24 hours.
Advice for hoisting Storm Warning Signals:
Likely impacts and actions: Gusty surface wind speed reaching 45 to 55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph may prevail along and off Odisha Coast.
Fishermen Warning :- Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea.
Too: 21/1230 EF
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