Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine districts of Odisha.
The alert has been sounded for Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh,Bolangir, Kalahandi, Gajapati, Ganjam, Nabarangpur and Nuapada districts.
As per the latest IMD bulletin, thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall with gusty wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph likely to occur at one or two places over the districts from 8.15 PM to 11.15 PM today.
This apart, Dangerous Thunderstorm & Lightning Alert for Golmunda and Dharmagarh blocks of Kalahandi dist; Sinapalli block of Nuapada dist within 7.18 PM today on 4.5.2020. (Source: Earth Network)
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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