Weather alert: Thunderstorm, rainfall warning issued for 5 places in Odisha  

Bhubaneswar: Amid scorching heat wave conditions across the State, thunderstorm activities have come as a big relief for several parts of Odisha. The Regional Meteorological department in Bhubaneswar has issued thunderstorm and rainfall warning for five places of the State today.

A press release by the Regional Meteorological Centre stated, “Moderate thunderstorm/lightning with light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over Talcher, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj between 4 pm and 7 pm today.”

The Met department has also warned that gusty wind with speed reaching 30 to 40 kmph is likely to blow during the time. In view of the rough weather, people in these areas have been asked to remain alert.