Weather Forecast: Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 7 districts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has warned of thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and rainfall at one or two places over seven districts of Odisha.

People in all these districts have been asked to remain alert till 8.30 AM today, informed the IMD.

As per the latest forecast, the alert has been issued for Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Kandhamal and Kalahandi districts.

Meanwhile, heavy rain lashed the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and many coastal areas of the State today.

Officials of the Met department have also forecast Nor’wester rains in several districts of the Western Odisha and asked the concerned administration to remain alert for the next two days.

The Met has further predicted rainfall in coastal and interior areas till 18th of this month.