Bhubaneswar: The regional Meteorological centre today issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for 14 districts in Odisha between 3.30 pm and 8.30 pm.
As per the latest forecast, moderate thunderstorm and lightning with rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Nabarangpur, Koraput, Angul, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundergarh and Kalahandi between 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm today.
The Meteorological centre also put Nuapada, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Nayagarh, Ganjam and Rayagada districts on thunderstorm alert. People of these districts have been advised to remain alert between 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm.
Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind reaching a speed of 30 to 40 kmph for one or two places is likely to occur in these districts.