Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 22 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar has issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 22 districts of Odisha till 8:30 PM today.

As per the latest bulletin of the IMD, Nor’wester rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur at many places over Rayagada, Gajapati, Koraput, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Cuttack, Khurda, Angul and Dhenkanal districts along with Bhubaneswar.

The people in the district have been advised to stay indoors during these hours.

Earlier today, Nor’wester rain lashed several parts of Mayurbhanj district.