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Thunderstorm alert for seven Odisha districts

Thunderstorm alert

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

“The alert has been sounded for Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts from 9.30 am and 1.30 pm,” Bhubaneswar MeT Director-in-charge meteorologist LD Mohapatra in a bulletin here today.

“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur over these districts till 10.30 am today,” 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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