The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues warning for nor’wester or ‘Kalbaishakhi’ in most parts of the south-coastal and north Odisha on Sunday.
According to an IMD bulletin, under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over Bihar and neighbourhood and a trough stretching from Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim to north interior Odisha.It will lead to thunderstorm with lightning and wind speed reaching up to 30-40 kmph at one or two places in the coastal districts in the south and north and some parts of interior north Odisha.
Apart from this, the IMD also issued warning of thunder with wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph for seven districts and advised the people to stay on alert and move to safer places as there will be minor damage to loose and unsecured structures. Apart from this, there will be minor damage to the standing crops and banana trees.
The condition will prevail for four days till May 5. In view of the nor’wester, the IMD has issued yellow and orange warning for several districts.
Let us see the list of districts under these warning zone:-
Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack and Dhenkanal.
Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Nayagarh, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Angul, Kandhamal, Boudh, Rayagada, Malkangiri and Koraput.
Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Nayagarh, Puri, Gajapati, Ganjam, Mayurbhanj, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Malkangiri and Koraput.
Heavy rainfall likely at one or two places over the districts of Koraput, Gajapati, Ganjam, Malkangiri and Rayagada
Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Sambalpur, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Boudh, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Gajapati, Ganjam and Nayagarh.
Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Nayagarh.