More than 100 mm rain was recorded at different places in the city from 1 am to 7 am, submerging many important thoroughfares and low-lying areas under knee-deep water.
The National Weather Service issued a weather watch for critical fire conditions in the Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada, where the Colony Fire was burning about a mile from Giant Forest.
The weather forecasting agency has also predicted strong winds in the national capital along with the rainfall.
Sources said the water level of Baitarani and Brahmani rivers was rising due to heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas.
Under the influence of deep depression over north-central Odisha, different parts of the State received moderate to heavy rainfall on Monday.
The officials are now going all out to pump the floodwater out.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said a hurricane watch was issued for the central portion of the Texas coast with much of the state's coastline now under a tropical storm warning
Bhubaneswar woke up to a deluge on Sunday after pounding rains opened the floodgates of woes for the denizens.
More than 120 residential and business areas in the city were affected by waterlogging prompting CMC authorities to engage dewatering pump sets to tackle the situation.
The minimum temperature settled at 24 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal while relative humidity recorded at 8.30 am was 100 per cent.
The low pressure system is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a depression in the subsequent 48 hours, said the IMD on Friday.
Heavy rains during the past two weeks have left the roads badly battered turning Greater Hyderabad into ‘Crater Hyderabad’.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wanted the officials concerned to monitor tanks, lakes and rivulets, which are overflowing due to heavy rains.
A well-marked low-pressure area over south Chhattisgarh and south Odisha is causing the rains.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), very heavy rainfall is likely on Monday, September 6, and it may intensify into extremely heavy rainfall on Tuesday.