Lightning Alert: IMD Issues Yellow Warning For These Odisha Dists Till Feb 19

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre on Wednesday morning reissued yellow warning of thundershower and lightning for several districts of Odisha from today till February 19.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier issued yellow warning of thundershower and lightning for several districts of Odisha from today till Friday (February 19) 8.30 AM.

On February 17, the yellow warning of thundershower and lightning has been issued for the districts of Balasore, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Deogarh, Angul, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.

Similarly, an alert has been issued to the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Cuttack, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj Boudh and Kandhamal on February 10 till February 19 morning.

As per the IMD’s Bhubaneswar Met Centre’s manual observatory release issued this morning on the rainfall statistics, Sundargarh headquarters town received 10.0 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

The Met Centre’s data stated that Tangarpali recorded the highest rainfall of 35.4 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours followed by Hemgiri-11.0 mm and Rajgangpur-10.2 mm in Sundargarh district.

Similarly, 17.2 mm rainfall has been recorded at Laikera and 16.7 mm at Kirmira (both in Jharsuguda district), 15.2 mm at Bamra and 8.2 mm rainfall at Kuchinda in Sambalpur district during the last 24 hours.

So far the lowest minimum (night) temperature is concerned, Sundargarh and Boudh recorded 13.0 Degree Centigrade (C) in the last 24 hours while Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar realized 35.7 degree C of highest maximum temperature.

Cuttack registered 18.0 degree C of minimum temperature in the last 24 hours, while the State capital Bhubaneswar registered 19.4 degree C.

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