Lightning, rainfall alert for three Odisha districts


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here today issued thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall warning for three districts of Odisha till 5.45 pm today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Dhenkanal districts.

“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that light to moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 1.45 pm and 5.45 pm today,” a statement of 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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