Bhubaneshwar: There is a chance of rainfall in the coastal areas of the state. The weather is likely to be cloudy with light rain in a few areas. Three districts – Puri, Gajapati and Ganjam are on yellow alert for today. The low pressure created over the west central Bay of Bengal has weakened significantly. Similarly, the low pressure over coastal Andhra Pradesh has also weakened into a cyclonic circulation. Along with this, the trough line is also active along the coast of Andhra Pradesh to Uttarakhand. As a result, there is rainfall in the state.
Light to moderate rainfall is likely over several parts of Odisha during the next few days. The Meteorological Department estimates that there may be heavy rainfall in some areas of North, Coastal as well as Interior Odisha.
After weakening, the low pressure system moves in a west-northwest direction and is heading towards Andhra Pradesh coast.
There is a possibility of another cyclonic circulation forming over the Bay of Bengal during the second week of October during the 13th or 14th.