Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological centre has issued warning saying moderate thundershower and lightning may occur in 16 districts between 2 pm and 5 pm today.
“Moderate thundershower and lightning with one or two spells of intense rainfall likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Puri, Khurda, including Bhubaneswar, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Rayagada, Keonjhar and Kalahandi district between 2/14.00 hrs IST and 2/17.00 hrs IST,” said the latest IMD bulletin.
Meanwhile, average rainfall of the State recorded today for the last 24 hours stood at 7.2 mm.
While Malkanagiri district has received highest average rainfall 115.9 mm, Koraput and Nabarangpur districts have received average rainfall more than 20 mm. While Koraput received 30.7 mm rainfall Nabarangpur recorded 29.8 mm rainfall.