Bhubaneswar, May 13: Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday afternoon. The rain also brought with it a welcome dip in the mercury.
With heavy showers between 11:45 am and 1pm, a few area of the city witnessed power cuts.
Meanwhile, the IMD has issued a yellow warning. “ Moderate to a severe thunderstorm with gusty wind speed reaching 40- 50 kph, lightning and Light to moderate rain likely to affect some parts of districts of Puri, Khorda (including Bhubaneswar), Jajpur, Cuttack (including Cuttack city), Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Balangir, Baragarh, Ganjam, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Kandhamal and Dhenkanal districts till 3.30 pm,” said the weather department.
“Light to moderate thunderstorm with Lightning and Light to moderate rain likely to affect some parts of districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Sonepur till 3.30 pm,” said the IMD.