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Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 8 Odisha districts

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 […]

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Tragic! Lightning strikes kill 15, injure 4 in Odisha

Mayurbhanj/Balasore/Khurda: As many as 15 persons were killed while four others sustained critical injuries after lightning strikes at different places in Odisha today. According to sources, seven persons were killed in Balasore while five more deaths were reported from Mayurbhanj and Khurda districts. In Balasore, two persons of Barunagadia panchayat under Basta block were killed […]

Thundershowers wreak havoc: Two killed, several villages marooned in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 2 persons were killed and 11 others were left injured in lightning strikes as heavy rain and thunderstorms continued in several parts of the State crippling normal life. Two women were killed, while 11 others including 9 women were injured in lightning strikes at two separate places in Ganjam and Nabarangpur districts. […]

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Weather Alert: Heavy rainfall in Odisha from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar Saturday forecast heavy rainfall over some parts of northern Odisha for today. However, a low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is likely to cause heavy rains in many places across the State by tomorrow. Under its impact, rains and thundershowers are likely to occur at the coastal […]

Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected this week: IMD
Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected this week: IMD

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 […]

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Girl refuses to marry groom after lightning strike!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

19 killed in lightning, thunderstorm in Bihar

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 Jul 2021
  • Bihar
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 […]

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.

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 Jul 2021
  • Heat
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 […]

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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 […]

Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Bonda Ghati
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 […]

Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha
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- […]

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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 […]

  • Monday, 26 Jul 2021
  • IMD
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,” […]