Bhubaneswar: The Southwest monsoon has covered nine districts of odisha and was making further advances into some more parts of the state, IMD Bhubaneswar chief Sarat Sahoo Said.
Those nine districts were Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khorda, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara, IMD regional director, Bhubaneswar, S C Sahu, said.
He said that the Southwest monsoon has also covered some portions of the Nawarangpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Baleshwar.
The condition was likely to become favourable for further advance of Southwest monsoon into some more parts of Odisha during 3 to 4 days.
Sahu warned heavy rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over Gajapati, Ganjam and Puri districts by tomorrow.