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Tag: Nor Wester Rain

Nor'wester rain provides sizzling Odisha much-needed respite
Nor'wester rain provides sizzling Odisha much-needed respite

While the day temperature plummeted by three to four degree Celsius in most districts, the coastal districts had an overcast sky. However, the interior Odisha didn't see much change in the climate condition. 

2 Killed, Several Injured In Lightning Strike As Norwester Rain Wreaks Havoc Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Norwester rains accompanied by lightning on Sunday evening wreaked havoc in different places of Odisha leaving behind a trail of destruction and claiming lives of humans and domestic animals. Alongside, strong winds uprooted trees at several places blocking roads and disrupting communications. As per reports, lightning claimed one life and left three people injured […]

Karnataka man killed in mishap during thunderstorm in Sonepur

Sonepur: In a tragic incident, a Karnataka man residing at Khuntapali under Dunguripali police limits of Sonepur district was killed after a tree fell on him while he was driving tractor amid thunderstorm in the area Thursday evening. The deceased identified as Ranjan was working as a harvester in Khuntapali area. Ranjan used to eke […]

Weather update: Nor’wester relief for Odisha in next few days

Bhubaneswar: Amid delay in arrival of the southwest monsoon, the meteorological department has predicted nor’wester rainfall before the pre-monsoon showers in several parts of the State in next few days. The showers are likely to lower the temperature in most parts of the State including the interior regions where mercury continues to hover above 40 […]

Nor'wester causes extensive damage in Jeypore

Jeypore: Nor’wester rain accompanied with gusty winds caused massive damages in Jeypore area of Koraput district on Friday. At least two persons were injured at separate incidents while several houses at Peta, Jamunaguda and Irrigation Colony of the town were also damaged. Vehicular movement was also adversely hit after trees got uprooted at several parts […]

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 […]

Nor'wester rain in Odisha likely to beat last 5 years' record

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) here predicted that the pre-monsoon rains in Odisha under the influence of Nor’wester this year is likely to be the highest in the past five years. According to the IMD department, the highest amount of Nor’wester rainfall was recorded at 148.7 mm between the months of […]

Nor'wester rain to lash Odisha till May 4

Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester rain accompanied by hailstorm and strong gusty winds reaching speed of 50 to 60 kmph will continue to lash Odisha till May 4, the regional office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today. “Severe thunder squalls and heavy rainfall will occur at isolated places over parts of eastern India comprising Gangetic West Bengal, […]

Hailstones wreak havoc in Balasore

Balasore: Several asbestos and tile houses and crops were damaged as Nor’wester rains accompanied by hailstone showers lashed many parts of Balasore district today evening. Large trees, electric and telephone poles were also uprooted in the storm, throwing normal life out of gear. In Remuna, Soro, Nilagiri and Bahanaga blocks, communication and power supply were […]

Met predicts rise in temperature in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre today issued a heat wave alert and predicted a two-three degrees Celsius-rise in temperature during March 29 and 30 in the State. “Temperature will continue to rise in the next two-three days as per the present climatic conditions,” said Sarat Chandra Sahu, director of the Regional Meteorological Centre. However, there […]