Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Aug. 1 (ANI
): The Met department has warned of heavy rain coupled with gusty surface wind in several parts of Odisha during the next 24 hours due to a low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal
Under the impact of low pressure, rain or thunder shower is likely to occur at most places over north and south Odisha during the next 24 hours.
The Met department
said heavy rain
is also likely to occur at one or two places over the coastal districts of Odisha.
The fishermen have been asked not to venture into sea in South-Odisha
Coast as the sea condition would be rough.
The state is experiencing good shower for the past couple of days.
, the flood
situation continued to remain grim. Surging waters of Gandak and Mahananda have engulfed new areas after about two lakh cusecs of water was discharged from Gandak barrage.
Flood has affected 27 lakh people in 12 districts.
As per reports, six lakh people have been shifted to safer places. (ANI