Bhubaneswar: Cyclone unlikely to hit Odisha coast but coastal districts will experience rain from Nov 9. Wind speed of around 50 to 60 kmph per hour may be witnessed on Nov 10, says DG of IMD, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.
Odisha SRC Pradeep Kumar Jena issues advisory to Collectors of 15 Districts to remain alert in view of heavy rainfall from November 9.
Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo directs OUAT to issue advisory to farmers on possible cyclone and heavy rain. Advisory to include guidelines on immediate reaping of paddy, draining of excessive water from the field and controlling pest attack.