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Weather Forecast: IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning for 6 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department has issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for six districts in Odisha till 8.15 pm today. As per the latest forecast, the alert has been issued for Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar and Angul districts, while people here have been advised to take shelter in safe places and avoid venturing out […]

Hailstorm turns Keonjhar snow white

Keonjhar: Keonjhar witnessed an unusually heavy hailstorm turning its landscape snow white on Monday. From roads, to houses to agricultural fields, the entire area was covered with hailstones. “It was just like snowfall as the entire region felt as if covered in white snow during the storm that lasted for nearly half an hour today,” […]

Weather alert: Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Nilagiri, 1 killed in Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: One person was killed and four others were injured after lightning struck them during thunderstorm that hit Kalahandi district today evening. Five labourers were caught in the storm and were struck by lightning when they were on their way to Tetelpara from Kotamer village in the district. One of them died on the spot […]

IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning alert for 10 districts

Bhubaneswar: Advising people to remain alert till 7: 45 pm, the Regional Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar today has issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for ten districts of Odisha. As per a bulletin issued by the meteorological department, lightning and thunderstorm accompanied with hailstone showers and gusty surface wind are likely to occur at Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, […]

Weather Alert: Nor'wester rains to lash Odisha till April 13

Bhubaneswar: Get ready to witness cooler days in summer as Nor’wester rains will continue to lash several parts of Odisha. As per the latest forecast of Regional Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar, there will be marginal drop in temperature as Nor’wester rains accompanied with hailstorm will lash several parts of Coastal districts in the afternoon. The […]

Monsoon likely to be normal this year: Skymet

New Delhi: Monsoon in India is likely to be normal with no chances of drought this year, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, bringing relief to the country. The forecaster said there were 5 per cent chances of excess rainfall that is more than 110 percent of long-period average (LPA). The average, or normal, rainfall […]

Rains dampen Diwali celebration in Odisha, MeT predicts more downpour

Bhubaneswar: Diwali celebrations in the state came to a nought after heavy rains lashed many parts of Odisha today, as low pressure over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression, sources from the regional meteorological department said. Director of the regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar SC Sahu said,”The well marked […]

Lightning claims three lives in Odisha

Dhenkanal: At least three persons were killed and one injured in separate lightning strikes in Jajpur and Dhenkanal district on Sunday. A man was killed as lightning struck when he was out with a herd of cattle at Kuninda village under Bhuban police limits. The deceased has been identified as Surendra Dehury, a resident of […]

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall, thunderstorm in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm, under influence of a low pressure over north Bay of Bengal, is likely to occur at northern and southern parts of the State within next 24 hours informed regional office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) today. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at one or two places […]

IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning for 15 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional office of India Meteorological Department has issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 15 districts in Odisha till 5.30 pm today. As per the latest reports, the alert has been issued for Rayagada, Koraput, Gajapati, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Keonjhar, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Dhenkanal districts. People in these districts have […]

IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning for 19 districts

Bhubaneswar: The regional office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 19 districts of Odisha today. The warning has been issued for Keonjhar, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Ganjam, Gajapati, Bargarh and Sonepur districts. As per satellite images of Doppler Weather Radar, […]

Nine killed in lightning across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as nine persons were killed and six others injured in lightning strikes at different places across Odisha today. In Bhadrak district, a youth was killed as lightning struck him at Jalamandua under Bhandaripokhari block while another person died and three were seriously injured at Radhanathapur under Basudevpur block. A woman was also […]

Thunderstorm, lightning alert issued by Met Department

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast thunder storm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. As per the IMD bulletin, the warning has been issued for Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapra, Nayagarh, Cuttack, […]

IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning in 14 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 14 districts of Odisha. It has also forecast heavy rainfall in the southern regions of the State in the next 48 hours. The districts which have been put on alert are Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Deogarh, Cuttack, […]

Flood fury in Malkangiri leading to massive damage to crops

Malkangiri: Heavy rains triggered by a cyclonic storm in the last 24 hours have triggered a flood like situation in remote areas of the district causing massive damage to crops, sources said. The incessant rains have led to rise in water level of major rivers including Poteru, Saberi and Sileru following which hundreds of acres […]

IMD issues thunderstorm, lightning warning in 18 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued thunderstorm and lightning warning in 18 districts of Odisha. According to sources, the districts likely to be hit by thunderstorm and lightning are Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Koraput, Malkangiri and Gajapati. It has also cautioned the […]

Heavy rainfall predicted for 14 districts in Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: As many as 14 districts of Odisha are likely to receive heavy rainfall today, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A statement from Met department issued an alert saying heavy thundershowers have been predicted for Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Puri, Nayagarh, Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri districts, it said. One […]

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to experience heavy rainfall besides thunderstorm with lightning in the next 48 hours, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Heavy rainfall is likely to occur in one or two places in north Odisha during the next 48 hours,” the IMD said in its bulletin. It also said that thunderstorm with lightning is […]

Nor’wester strikes Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Thunderstorm wreaked havoc in Nabarangpur today ripping apart roofs of more than 70 houses, uprooting trees and damaging crops. According to information, storm and thundershower pounded several parts of the district notably Ganchapara and Bobei GP where it ripped off roofs of around 70 houses. Mango, cashew nut, Nilgiri trees were uprooted in large […]

Deep depression to cause rainfall and thunder in state

Bhubaneswar: The state is likely to witness rain and thunderstorm, specially in the coastal areas as well as some parts of western Odisha in the next 12 hours owing to a depression over Bay of Bengal. Wind speeds may reach up to 60 kmph said Met sources. The depression over eastcentral Bay of Bengal is […]

Nor’wester kills three in Odisha

Kalahandi: Three persons died while three others were critically injured in thundershower and lightning that hit various places of Odisha on Friday. In Kalahandi, two persons died and three others sustained critical injuries after they were hit by falling tree limbs and lightning during the massive rainstorm. In Mayurbhanj, a youth died after struck by […]

Thunderstorm, lightning kill 6 across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 6 persons were reported to have lost their lives in thunderstorms and lightning at various places across Odisha today. In Rayagada district, three persons were killed in separate incidents at Kalyansinghpur and Ramnaguda block. Heavy rain with thunderstorm struck Shanti Nagar village under Pujariguda panchayat in Kalyansinghpur at around 1.30 pm. A […]

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Thunderstorm brings relief from scorching heat

Bhubaneswar: Residents of the Capital city today heaved a sigh of relief from the sweltering heat after a short thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds and hail hit the town and some other parts of the State. Besides Bhubaneswar, parts of Dhenkanal, Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak also witnessed nor’wester rain and heavy wind. Trees were reportedly uprooted […]