Thunderstorm With Lightning Alert Issued For 10 Odisha Dists; IMD Sounds Yellow Warning


Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre on Tuesday issued thunderstorm with lightning alert for several districts of Odisha till April 22.

According to the latest bulletin, “Under the impact of the cyclonic circulation over southeast Madhya Pradesh & neighbourhood, gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 km per hour is very likely to occur at one or two places over several parts of the State.”

“Thunderstorm with lightning & gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph very likely to occur at one or two places over Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Rayagada & Gajapati till 8.30 am of April 21,” it added.

The Met has also issued yellow warning for these above districts.

Similar warning has also been issued for Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Balangir, Sonepur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh till April 22 morning.

The districts of Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Gajapati, Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Kandhamal, Angul and Dhenkanal too can expect rain and thunderstorm with lightning in the 24 hours starting April 22 morning.

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