Bhubaneswar, Apr 20: Light to moderate rain is expected in 12 districts of the state today (Monday). The Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar has forecast heavy rains in the state on April 21 and 22.
There is a possibility of thunderstorms with thunderstorms. However, there will be relief from the heat until April 28. The maximum temperature in coastal Odisha is expected to be below 40 degrees Celsius, the Met Department said.
The Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Department has forecast light to moderate rains in Malkangiri, Rayagada, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Boudh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Balangir and Nuapara today.
Similarly, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Koraput have forecast lightning and thunderstorms.