Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rain in Odisha today, under influence of a low pressure over North Bay of Bengal.
Bhubaneswar Met office said, the upper air cyclonic circulation over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood has formed into a low pressure area over the bay and adjoining south Bangladesh.
AIR correspondent reports, the Met bulletin said the low pressure has become stationary at one point and is moving very slowly.
Under its impact heavy rain may occur at one or two places in some districts of North Odisha including Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj, besides, other parts of the state to witness rain fall till Tuesday.
The bulletin forecast strong and gusty surface wind speed reaching 40 to 45 kmph is likely to prevail along Odisha coast and advised fishermen are not to venture into the sea until further update.
Meanwhile, reports received that at least three persons were killed and one injured in separate lightning strikes on Sunday in Jajpur and Dhenkanal district of the State.