Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 14 districts of Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 14 districts of Odisha till 1.45 pm today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Keonjhar, Nayagarh, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Khordha,Sundergarh, Deogarh,Jagatsinghpur,Jajpur,Kendrapara and Angul districts.

Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and moderate rainfall is likely to occur over these districts 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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