Light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely to occur at one or two places in southern and north coastal districts, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts on Tuesday.
With no official information on the extent of damage to kharif crops, the only option left is the government e-governance portal Agrisnet which delivers informational services.
Madhabarida in Ganjam district and Nayagarh received the highest 80 mm rainfall during the last 24 hours ending 8.30 pm on Sunday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Farmers said they are unable to collect the harvested paddy as crops have been inundated with floodwater.
Local farmer leader Bijay Parida said the district administration should carry out a survey to assess crop damage by the rains and provide appropriate compensation to the affected farmers.
The trough extending from Tamil Nadu till north coastal Odisha across Andhra Pradesh triggered heavy rains in some parts of the State.
The regional Met office on Thursday also informed that a fresh low pressure area is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal around Saturday.
In Odisha, which is already passing through a wet spell, the state government alerted the district authorities to keep a close watch on the situation.
Locally procured vegetables like brinjal, pointed gourd, ridge gourd, bitter gourd, ladies’ finger, cowpea and pumpkin have witnessed a marked increase in their prices.
Markets wore a deserted look while National and State highways in the district witnessed a thin flow of traffic due to the cyclone warning.
As the district is likely to experience heavy downpour under the impact of the cyclone, Agriculture and other line departments have been asked to remain alert.
The overflowing rivers have submerged over 100 low-lying villages in Basta, Baliapal and Bhograi blocks and affected close to one lakh people.
The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday said that a cyclonic circulation lies over Myanmar coast and adjoining Gulf of Martaban.
Requesting the people to remain careful, officials assured of no major disaster due to flood in the district.
Mahanga BDO Nihar Ranjan Mallik refuted allegations and said while dry foods have been provided for two days, free cooked food is being served to the affected people.