Met issues thunderstorm alert for 19 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The meteorological department has issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for as many as 19 districts of the State.

The Regional Meteorological Centre here has informed that moderate thunderstorm/lightning accompanied by light rainfall likely to occur at one or two places in the districts of Malkangiri, Ganjam, Gajpati, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Angul, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Khurda, Kandhamal, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh and Bolangir districts between 5 PM and 8 PM today.

People living in these areas have been advised to stay alert during the thunderstorm activity.