Formation of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger heavy rainfall coupled with strong surface winds in some parts of coastal Odisha.

Under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation, a low pressure area has formed over Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of coastal Andhra Pradesh, the MeT office said here.

The system is likely to trigger rain or thundershower at most places over coastal Odisha and a few places over interior parts of the state till Thursday.

Similarly, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over districts of coastal Odisha till Thursday, it said.

Strong surface winds with speed reaching 35 to 45 kmph will prevail along and off south Odisha coast.

Sea condition would be moderate to rough, the MeT office said and advised fishermen to be cautious while venturing into sea in south Odisha coast.