Thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine Odisha dists


Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine Odisha districts till 8:00 PM today.

The alert has been sounded for Bargarh, Cuttack, Ganjam, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal, Khurda, Nayagarh, Nuapada and Sundergarh districts.

“Light to moderate thunderstorm and moderate rainfall with gusty surface wind speed reaching 30 to 40 kmph is likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM,” read the latest IMD bulletin.

People in these districts are advised to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure.

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