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Odisha likely to experience rain in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar,November 17: Odisha is likely to experience rain and thundershower in the next 24 hours due to the formation of a well marked low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal.

"The well marked low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Sri Lanka now lies over southwest Bay of Bengal off north Tamil Nadu coast at 08.30 hours," IMD said.

Associated upper air cyclonic circulation extends upto mid-tropospheric levels tilting southwestwards, it said, adding rain or thundershower would occur at one or two places over south Odisha during next 24 hours.

Though there was no advice for hoisting storm warning signals, it advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing into sea in south Odisha coast.

The gusty surface wind speed reaching 25 to 35 kmph with gusting to 45 KMPH may prevail along and off south Odisha coast, it said.

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