Thunderstorm alert issued for four Odisha districts


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre today issued thunderstorm and lightning along with intense rainfall warning for four districts of Odisha.

The districts for which alert have been issued are Angul, Dhenkanal, Puri and Khurda.

“Latest doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that moderate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and intense rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 6 pm and 10 pm today,” a statement issued by 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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