Rain, Thunderstorm, Lightning Likely In 24 Odisha Dists Over Next 24 Hrs

Bhubaneswar: Light to moderate rain or thunderstorm is very likely to occur at a few places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Koraput, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Malkangiri, Nawarangpur, Gajapati and at one or two places over the rest districts of Odisha during the next 24 hours, according to the latest weather bulletin issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The IMD has warned of thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind speed reaching 40-50 Kmph is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Angul, Dhenkanal, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Koraput, Rayagada, Kandhamal.

Further, thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Sundargarh, Boudh, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, and Nawarangpur during the next 24 hours.

The weatherman has issued a yellow alert for the aforementioned districts.

The sky in Bhubaneswar and the neighbourhood will remain partly cloudy with the possibility of moderate rain or thunderstorm, the IMD has stated.

The maximum and minimum temperature is very likely to be around 37°C and 26°C respectively, it added.

The IMD has said that maximum temperature (day temperature) is likely to fall by 2-3 degrees Celsius during the next 2 days and maximum temperature is again likely to gradual rise by 3 to 4°C in the subsequent 3 days over the districts of Odisha.