Thunderstorm & rainfall alert for 8 Odisha dists


Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Regional Centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for eight districts of Odisha till 3.30 PM today.

The alert has been sounded for Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda (including Bhubaneswar), Cuttack, Ganjam, and Gajapati districts.

“Moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 12.30 PM and 3.30 PM today,” read the latest IMD bulletin.

People in these districts are advised to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure.

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