Tag: Thunderstorm

2 dead, 2 missing as boat capsizes in Chilika during thunderstorm

Khurda: In a tragic incident, two including a minor girl was killed while two others went missing after a boat ferrying tourists capsized in Chilika lake following a thunderstorm on Saturday evening. The mishap occurred when the boat carrying 16 tourists from Ranapur area of Nayagarh district including the boatman were returning from Kalijai to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha to sign MoU for early lightning warning system soon: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over rise in the number of casualties due to lightning strike incidents, Odisha government will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with US-based Lightning analysing system ‘Earth Network’. Informing about the development, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi stated that the agreement with the US-basd firm will be signed this week. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
One killed, seven injured in lightning

Dhenkanal: One person was killed while seven others injured in lightning strikes at different places in Odisha on Saturday. A woman was killed when lightning struck her at Badadwar village in Nayagarh, while six persons of Kankadasada village sustained injuries in lightning strike while they were collecting Tolla in the nearby Similpal forest in Dhenkanal […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pre-monsoon rains likely to hit 5 Odisha districts within 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Five districts in Odisha are likely to experience the first pre-monsoon showers in the next 24 hours, as per the met department forecast. The districts- Malkangiri, Balasore, Koraput, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj will be witnessing pre-monsoon rains while rain triggered by Nor’wester is also likely to hit several parts of the State. The Bhubaneswar Regional […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Thunderstorm, hail in most parts of Odisha in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Thunderstorm accompanied by hail and rain is likely in most parts of the State in next 24 hours, predicted the Regional Meteorological Centre on Thursday. Gusty surface wind speed will reach 45 km/hr to 65 km/hr during these hours, the forecast added. As high tides are expected, fishermen in the state have been advised […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Heavy rains lash twin city; road, rail & air traffic affected

Thunderclouds hovered over the twin city of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Tuesday morning bringing along heavy rains and lightening throwing normal life out of gear.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Weather alert: Thunderstorm warning for 15 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department here issued a thunderstorm warning for 15 districts across Odisha and advised people to remain alert between 7.30 am to 11.30 am today. As per the latest forecast, thunderstorm accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind reaching a speed of 50 to 60 kmph is likely to occur in Dhenkanal, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Nor'wester claimed 51 lives since April in Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: As many as 51 persons have been killed in Nor’wester (Kalabaisakhi) induced thunderstorm in several parts of Odisha since April 1, informed Revenue Minister, Maheswar Mohanty today. Out of the total casualties, 47 persons have been killed in lightning while four people died in Nor’wester rain. At least six lightning deaths were reported on […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Norwester Odisha heatwave
Odisha Boils: Nor’wester likely to help mercury plummet from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under severe heat wave conditions with as many as 12 places in the state recording maximum temperatures above 40 degrees celsius on Tuesday. As per the regional Met department, Jharsuguda was the hottest place in Odisha with a maximum temperature of 44.4 degrees Celsius, followed by Hirakud with 44.1 deg […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Bonda Ghati

Malkangiri: Nor’wester rain wreaked havoc in two panchayats located in the Bonda Ghati area of Malkangiri district today. According to sources, while roofs of most houses in the area have been completely blown away, rain has damaged harvested crops stored inside houses. Gusty winds have also uprooted many trees and battered standing crops. The district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday issued a fresh thunderstorm, squall and dust storm warning for several parts of the country including Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The home ministry spokesperson said a fresh warning has been issued about possible thunderstorms accompanied with squall which may hit four states- […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
thunderstorm lightning warning in Odisha
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021