Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Get ready to witness cooler days in summer as Nor'wester rains will continue to lash several parts of Odisha.

As per the latest forecast of Regional Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar, there will be marginal drop in temperature as Nor'wester rains accompanied with hailstorm will lash several parts of Coastal districts in the afternoon.

The intensity of rain will register an increase from April 7 and 8 in Coastal districts and hailstorm accompanied with gusty winds reaching a speed up to 50 to 60 kmph will hit several parts of interior Odisha between April 8 and 11.

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"There will be no change in pattern of temperature in Coastal districts which will experience more Nor'wester rains from April 7," said Director, Regional Meteorological Department, Sarat Sahu.

Sahu further informed that rain had lashed 10 districts including Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda, Puri yesterday which has considerably brought the mercury down today.

"Already there has been marginal drop in the day temperature today following the Nor'wester rains that lashed the city yesterday evening," said Pradip Kumar, a resident of Cuttack.

Keonjhar recorded a highest of 33.2 mm rainfall yesterday.