Weather Alert: Thunderstorm & lightning alert issued for 7 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued thunderstorm alert for seven districts of Odisha on Monday.

As per the latest forecast, moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places in the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur,Rayagada, Gajapati, Kalahandi and Ganjam between 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM today.

Latest Doppler weather radar indicates that thunderstorm accompanied by gusty wind speed reaching 30 to 40 kmph is likely to occur at these places, the Met bulletin read.