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Dry Weather In Most Odisha Districts, March 31 Likely To Experience Rainfall, Thunderstorm: Met

29 March 2019

Debashish Maharana

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Bhubaneswar: While heatwave situation is prevailing as well as on rise in Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Centre of Indian Metereological Department (IMD) today predicted that dry weather to persist in most of the districts in the State while rainfall, thunderstorm and lightening activities are likely on March 31.

Talking to OMMCOM NEWS, Bhubaneswar Met Centre Director H.R. Biswas informed, “Most of the districts will have dry weather today and tomorrow. But some districts have chances of thunderstorm activity, mainly coastal area. Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khurda, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Balasore are the districts where there are chances of thunderstorm activity and lightening in the afternoon and evening hours today.”

He added, “Tomorrow also chances of thunderstorm activity in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Rayagada and Gajapati.”

“Mostly in Odisha, the weather condition will be dry. But on March 31, rainfall and thunderstorm activity are likely to increase. In north Odisha, the chances are more in scattered areas. Also there are chances of gusty wind. Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Boudh, Nayagarh, Khurda, Sonepur have chances of thunderstorm, lightening and gusty wind,” the weatherman predicted.

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H.R. Biswas, Director, Met Centre, Bhubaneswar