Bhubaneswar, Sep 1: India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted widespread rainfall over north Odisha in the next 24 hours.
HR Biswas, IMD Director, Bhubaneswar, "In most places, light to moderate rainfall likely to occur. Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall also likely to occur in some districts."
As per IMD, heavy to heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over Deogadh, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Bargadh, Jgarsuguda, Balangir, Keonjhar, with heavy rainfall at one or two places over Boudh, Nayagarh, Khorda, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Sundargadh, Nawarangpur, Kalahandi districts.
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