The India Meteorological Department informed on Sunday about the observation of a cyclonic circulation which is lying over the Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Odisha-Gangetic West Bengal coasts.
During a weather briefing, the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneshwar reportedly said, "A cyclonic circulation lies over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Odisha-Gangetic West Bengal coasts and extends upto 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwards with height."
The IMD also mentioned that during the next two to three days, the cyclonic circulation is likely to move west-northwestward across north Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand
Another fresh cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the Northwest Bay of Bengal around July 18, 2023, said IMD.
According to reports, IMD Bhubaneswar Director HR Biswas said that due to the cyclonic circulation, some regions will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall.
Biswas reportedly said, "Right now, the cyclone circulation is on the northeast Bay of Bengal, near coastal Odisha. The movement will be across northern Odisha, West Bengal, and Jharkhand. As a result, in the next two days, there are chances of heavy to very heavy rain. Most of the places will have moderate rainfall."