Heavy Rainfall, Hailstorm Lashes Several Odisha Dists


Bhubaneswar: Several districts of Odisha experienced heavy rainfall and hailstorms following which the temperature have dipped in the State.

According to the IMD’s yesterday prediction, as many as eight districts affected by the hailstorm are Bargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

The Met Centre has also issued yellow warning for dense fog in 15 districts, including Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Puri, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Boudh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

However, on December 31, while dry weather is likely to prevail over the districts of Odisha, shallow to moderate fog might occur over the districts of north Odisha and at one or two places over Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Kandhamal and Boudh districts.

Similarly, dry weather is likely to prevail in the State on January 1 and 2, the Met Centre said in its latest bulletin.

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