Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 6 districts in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department on Saturday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for six districts in Odisha.

The warning has been issued from 1 pm to 4 pm for six districts—Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Gajapati.

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People in these districts have been cautioned to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure.

IMD Bhubaneswar has also forecast heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours in Odisha.

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