Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 8 districts of Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for eight districts of Odisha till 1.30 pm today.

Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, mayurbhanj, Gajapati, Ganjam, Bhadrak and Balasore districts between 10.30 am and 1.30 pm, 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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