Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre today issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for several places in Odisha.

As per the latest forecast, thunderstorm and lightning accompanied with moderate spell of rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places of Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Bargarh and Koraput between 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM today.

Several parts of Odisha are already experiencing intense spell of rainfall triggered by low pressure formed over Bay of Bengal.

Chandbali recorded maximum rainfall of 122.3 mm in last 24 hours while Bhubaneswar recorded 70.8 mm rain followed by 70 mm rainfall in Sonepur. Angul and Sambalpur districts recorded 60 mm rainfall, respectively.