Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for five districts till 6 pm today.
The alert was issued for Rayagada, Koraput, Gajapati, Ganjam and Kandhamal districts. People of these districts have been advised to remain alert and stay indoors between 4 pm and 6 pm today to avoid any eventuality.
“Latest satellite image indicates that thunderstorm with lightning and gusty wind with light rain likely to occur at one or two places of these districts between 4 pm and 6 pm,” said a MeT bulletin.
Meanwhile, heat wave conditions continued in many parts of the State today.