Thunderstorm alert for nine districts of Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here today issued thunderstorm warning for nine districts of Odisha.

The Met office has sounded alert for Khurda, Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Ganjam, Gajapati and Keonjhar districts.

“Latest dapples weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and light to moderate rainfall likely to occur over these districts till 11:45 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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