Low pressure may cause heavy rains in next 48 hours: MeT

Bhubaneswar,August12:Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind to lash several places of the State under the influence of a fresh low pressure formed over Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts under the impact of upper air cyclonic circulation.

Due to its effects rain or thundershower would occur at many places over the State. Heavy rainfall may occur at one or two places over southern parts of the State during next 48 hours,MeT official said. 

Gusty surface wind with speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph may prevail along and off Odisha coast under the influence of the system. The MeT office has forecasted the condition will prevail till August 14 and advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing into the sea.