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Met Dept Issues Lightning Alert For 13 Districts In Odisha

12 July 2018


Bhubaneswar: The Regional Office of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued thunderstorm warning for 13 districts of Odisha.

According to Doppler Radar, thunderstorm and lightning is likely to occur in Jagatsinghpur, Dhenkanal, Angul, Balasore, Kandhamal, Deogarh, Khurda, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur and Cuttack, till 7.45 pm today evening.

The lightning will be accompanied by heavy rains, the IMD stated. People of these districts have been advised to take shelter in safe locations and not move outdoors, during the aforesaid time period.