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Met Issues Thunderstorm Warning For 18 Odisha Districts Till 5:45 PM

24 August 2018


Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department on Friday afternoon issued fresh thunderstorm and lightning warning for eighteen districts in the State till 5:45 pm.

The districts are Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Khordha, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Angul, Balasore, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapada, Sonepur and Boudh.

As per the forecast, Doppler weather radar and satellite images indicate thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and moderate rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the afore-mentioned districts.

The State capital Bhubaneswar and silver city Cuttack have also been warned of thunderstorm and rainfall till 5:45 pm.

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