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Cyclone Maarutha may trigger rains in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Cyclonic Storm, Maarutha, lay centred over east central Bay of Bengal, about 735 km East-Southeast of Paradip, which may trigger rains or thundershowers at few places in

The cyclone is likely to move northeastwards and cross Myanmar coast near Sandway (Myanmar) around midnight today, according to department.

Rains or thundershowers is likely to occur under its influence at one or two places over north districts during the next 24 hours, they said.

The office has advised hoisting Distant Warning Signal Number Two (DW-II) at Paradip and Gopalpur ports.

Gusty surface wind from southerly direction with 35-40 kmph speed is likely to prevail along and off the Coast, it said.

Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into sea.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 14:42 IST