**Bhubaneswar:** The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecasts thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and heavy rainfall at 19 districts of Odisha till 10:30 am today.
As per the prediction, lightning and rain is likely to lash Puri, Bolangir, Nuapada, Angul, Khurda, Cuttack, Boudh, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Koraput, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh and Malkangiri districts.
Fresh Met bulletin predicts thunderstorm, lightning, heavy rainfall at one or two places over Puri, Khurda, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh and Ganjam districts till 2.30 PM today.
The bulletin further warned people in these districts to take shelter in nearby building or other safety locations and not to venture out.
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