On October 20, Low Pressure Area over north Andaman Sea and adjoining areas of south Andaman Sea & Southeast Bay of Bengal persisted over the same region in the morning of Friday and continued.

It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression over southeast & adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal on October 22 and then moving northwestwards intensify further into a Deep Depression over eastcentral and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal on 23rd October. 

Subsequently, it is very likely to recurve gradually northwards and intensify into a cyclonic storm over westcentral and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal by October 24, the day of festival of light- Diwali.

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Thereafter, it is likely to move north-northeastwards and reach near West Bengal - Bangladesh coasts on 25th October, skirting Odisha coast.

Detailed Rainfall forecast and warning associated with the system:

Day-3 (Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 23.10.22 to 0830 Hrs IST of 24.10.22):

Light to moderate rain/thundershower very likely to occur at many places over the districts of coastal Odisha, at isolated places over Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri and dry weather over rest districts of Odisha.

Day-4 (Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 24.10.22 to 0830 Hrs IST of 25.10.22):

Light to moderate rain/thundershower very likely to occur at most places over districts of north coastal Odisha many places over districts of south coastal Odisha, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal and at isolated places over the rest districts of Odisha.
Day-5 (Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 25.10.22 to 0830 Hrs IST of 26.10.22):

Light to moderate rain/thundershower very likely to occur at few places over districts of north coastal Odisha Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Khordha, Puri and at isolated places over the rest districts of Odisha as well as parts of Jharkhand including Chaibasa, Jamshedpur and Ranchi.

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