Thunderstorm, rainfall alert for 12 districts of Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for 12 districts of Odisha till 7.30 pm today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Jharsuguda, SambaIpur, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, Keonjhar, Maytubhanj, Kandhamal, Nayagarh and Ganjam districts.

“Latest satellite imageries indicate that moderate thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm today,” 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.

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