Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 12 Odisha dists


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued a thunderstorm and lightning warning for 12 districts of Odisha till 10.30 am today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Malkangiri, Koraput, Raygada, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati, Khordha (including Bhubaneswar), Cuttack, Jagatsingpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak and Balasore districts.

“Moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over these districts till 10.30 am today,” read the latest bulletin of the Met Centre.

The weatherman has also 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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