Thunderstorm, lightning warning for 25 districts till 6 pm

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre today predicted thunderstorm, lightning, and rainfall at one or two places in 25 districts till 6 pm.

“Latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and intense rain fall likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatisnghpur, Jajpur, Bolangir, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Malkangiri, Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Augul, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Keonjhar, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh, Deogarh, Kalahandi and Sonepur between 2 pm and 6 pm,” said a IMD centre bulletin.

It advised people to take shelter in safe places and remain alert during the period.