Thunderstorm, rainfall warning for 18 dists including twin city


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Regional Centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for 18 districts of Odisha till 7 pm today.

The alert has been sounded for Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Puri, Khurda including Bhubaneswar, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Rayagada, Keonjhar and Kalahandi districts.

“Moderate thundershower with one or two spells of intense rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over these districts between 4 pm and 7 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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