5 districts alerted against heavy rains,  lightning

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar has predicted heavy rains and lightning to occur in 5 districts in Odisha by 11.30 am today.

The districts which are likely to witness heavy rains and lightning are Bhadrak,  Balasore, Mayurbhanj,  Keonjher and Jajpur.

“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and heavy rainfall likely to occur in 5 districts of Odisha by 11.30 am on Sunday,” said an official release.