Thunderstorm alert for 8 Odisha dists
Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here today issued thunderstorm warning for eight districts of Odisha.
The Met office has sounded alert for Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Nayagarh, Rayagada, Gajapati, Khurda and Cuttack districts.
“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and moderate rainfall is likely to occur over these districts till 11 pm,” a statement of the Met office said.
The weatherman cautioned people in these districts to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure.