Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre here issued heatwave alert in several districts of Odisha today.
Besides, the IMD has also issued thunderstorm alert in some districts.
According to the IMD, “Heat wave condition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Angul, Deogarh, Sonepur and Bolangir.”
“Light rain/ thunderstorm very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Ganjam, Gajapati, Nayagarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak and dry weather very likely to prevail over the rest districts of Odisha,” it added.
The Meteorological Centre advised people to avoid heat exposure and dehydration.