31 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department issued thunderstorm warning with lightning and light rain likely to occur at one or two places of Kandhamal, Nayagarh, Angul, Ganjam, Dhenkanal, Cuttack and Khurda till 6 pm.
Warning for Sundargarh, Mayubhanj and Balasore distrivts had also been issued from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Regional Met Director HR Biswas had earlier said, “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."