Light to moderate rainfall occurred at many places over north and south coastal districts and at few places in south interior region of Odisha during the period.
A low pressure area had formed over north Bay of Bengal on August 4, which induced much-needed rainfall in major parts and reduced the State’s rainfall deficit by six per cent.
The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad has issued an orange alert in Telangana till August 4.
The department has invited research groups who can study how artificial intelligence be used for improving weather forecasting and the Ministry of Earth Sciences is evaluating their proposals.
The weatherman forecast light to moderate rains at isolated places across the State on Monday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Telangana, indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the State till July 15.
As per IMD, Kendrapara received 48 per cent less rainfall than the district’s average followed by Puri, Jajpur, Khurda and Jagatsinghpur.
Monsoon in the city is set to begin from June 25, three to four days earlier before the expected date, according to the IMD.
The Konkan subdivision, which includes Mumbai and coastal districts of Maharashtra, has received 523 mm rainfall so far, as against usual 317 mm, he said.
The IMD forecast also suggests a generally cloudy sky with possibility of rain in the city and the suburbs till June 10.
A senior official said that the cyclone would have maximum impact on the coastal districts of Valsad and Navsari, followed Bharuch and Surat.
The met department said the low pressure area might turn into a depression and then into a cyclonic storm.
The weather bureau said that the sea condition will be very rough and advised fishermen not to venture into the sea till June 4.
Naresh Kumar, senior scientist, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday informed that Churu, which is also known as the gateway to the Thar Desert, recorded 50 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
On Saturday, the national capital recorded a maximum of 46.2 degrees Celsius -- the highest this season.