Odishatv Bureau

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued Orange Warning for rainfall in at least 14 Odisha districts as an increase in the rainfall activities is likely today.

Besides, the MeT department has issued Yellow Warning for rainfall with thunderstorms and lightning in at least eight Odisha districts. The alert has been issued (7 am) for three hours for the districts of Bargarh, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar.

People in several parts of Odisha, who were reeling under intense heatwave conditions, got much-needed relief from the scorching heat following rain and thunderstorm activities n Sunday. 

Gruelling temperatures came down in most parts of the state, including the Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, following the rain. 

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar had earlier predicted rainfall in Odisha on April 7 and 8.

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