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 […]
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 […]
Patna: Lightning not only kills and damages, it also destroys marriages. In a bizarre incident,a bride in Bihar’s Saran district refused to marry her groom after he behaved strangely following a lightning strike that resulted in a violent clash between the members of the two families, police said on Friday. Renu Kumari (name changed) of […]
Patna: At least 19 people were killed due to lightning and thunderstorms in Bihar, officials said on Tuesday. “The state government has ordered ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of those who lost their lives,” Pratyaya Amrit, Principal Secretary of the Disaster Management Department said. Five deaths were reported in Gaya […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has issued thunderstorm, lightning and intense rainfall warning for eight districts in Odisha. People in Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Bolangir, Sonepur, Kalahandi and Koraput districts have been asked to remain alert till 8 PM today. Moreover, the Met department has warned of intense rainfall in the districts as a low […]
A weak monsoon condition is prevailing over most parts of Odisha. In the month of June, the state witnessed an average cumulative rainfall of 181.3mm.
New Delhi: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in large parts of India, including several places in Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Gujarat, over the next few days till Friday, the India Meteorological Department said today. The warning comes after the IMD said last week that the monsoon had covered the entire […]
Boudh: Hailstorm, rain, and thunder lashed Puruna Cuttack area under Harbhanga block in the district reportedly causing widespread damage to vegetation and houses in the region. As per sources, an intense spell of hailstorm pounded the area today afternoon leaving local residents on toes. Hailstones as large as palms and even a bowl were also […]
Bhubaneswar: With several parts of the Odisha continuing to recover from flood-like situation following heavy rain triggered by cyclone DAYE, the meteorological department issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for as many as six different districts today. As per the latest forecast of the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, thunderstorm and lightning accompanied by light to moderate […]
Several districts of Odisha are set to receive heavy rainfall and thundershowers in the next few days. As per the regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD), the rainfall forecast is due to a low pressure area formed over east Uttar Pradesh and adjoining Bihar along with persisting associated cyclonic circulation extending up to mid-tropospheric levels.
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has warned of thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and intense rainfall at one or two places over 16 districts of Odisha. People in all these districts have been asked to remain alert till midnight. As per the latest forecast, the alert has been issued for Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has warned of thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and intense rainfall at one or two places over 25 districts of Odisha. People in all these districts have been asked to remain alert till 6 PM today. As per the latest forecast, the alert has been issued for Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department here has issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for twelve districts of Odisha and advised people in these areas to remain alert till 2:30 PM today. As per the latest forecast, thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places over Puri, Khurda (including Bhubaneswar), Cuttack, Kendrapara, […]
Tension escalated at the spot after some children got trapped in the tents, sources said adding that of the injured, two have been admitted to hospital.