The Regional Office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Sunday predicted that a low-pressure area formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in the State for the next two days.
The IMD said the low-pressure area has been formed in the bordering areas of West Bengal and Jharkhand.
With extremely heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places, the IMD has issued ‘Orange Warning’ for Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Jharsuguda districts.
The weather office has also issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for the districts of Koraput, Rayagada, Cuttack, Kandhamal, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Angul, Subarnapur, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Boudh, Jharsuguda, Baleswar and Mayurbhanj.
The IMD advised fishermen not to venture into the sea during the next 48 hours as the sea condition is likely to be rough.z