Rainfall, thunderstorm alert for six Odisha districts


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for six districts of Odisha till 9.30 pm today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Kendrapara districts of Odisha.

“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that light to moderate thunderstorm with rainfall accompanied with lightning is likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 5.30 pm and 9.30 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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