**Bhubaneswar: ** The regional Meteorological Centre here on Tuesday issued warning of thunderstorm and lightning for the 12 districts across Odisha for the day.
As per the weather forecast, thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur in the 12 districts till 9 am today.
The Met bulletin warned, “People in these districts may be advised to take shelter in nearby building or other safety locations.”
The districts are Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati and Nayagarh districts.
Apart from lightning heavy rainfall is predicted in some districts of the state in the next 24 hours.