WARNING! Thunderstorm, Lightning, Rainfall Alert In 14 districts Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha all set to welcome Monsoon in a few days time, several parts of State continue to witness regular spells of thunderstorm and rainfall. The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall alert for as many as 14 districts of the State.

As per the latest bulletin of the IMD, moderate thunderstorm and lightning accompanied by light rainfall are likely to continue at one or two places over the districts of Ganjam, Bargarh, Nuapada, Bolangir, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Sambalpur till 2 PM today. Fresh warnings were issued for Malkangiri, Koraput, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Rayagada, Nayagarh districts.

Earlier today, thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall warnings were also issued for the districts of Puri, Khurda including the capital Bhubaneswar, Ganjam, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Nuapada, Bolangir, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Sonepur and Boudh between 7.45 AM and 10.45 AM today.

Though the Met department had earlier predicted that heat wave conditions will prevail in the State for few more days, several parts of the State including the coastal belt have been witnessing cloudy weather giving relief to the people from scorching heat conditions since last two days.