Several parts in Odisha are expected to recieve heavy rainfall on Tuesday, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today. As per IMD, heavy monsoon rainfall is expected to occur in one or two interior parts in the next 24 hours.
Bulletin also said that moderate rain with thundershowers would occur in most of the districts in Odisha, bringing a change in the climate. Bhubaneswar Met department Director Sarat Chandra Sahu said rainfall continued in the state since last week due to an active south-west monsoon.
He also said that several places, which have received less rainfall compared to normal, would get good showers this month. Rainfall in four districts namely Bolangir, Nuapada, Angul and Jajpur remained between 19 and 39 per cent deficient from June 1 to July 3. Dhenkanal is the only district where rainfall remained severely deficient, to the extent of a 40.8 per cent shortfall.