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Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 16 districts till 7.30 pm

6/10/2019 at 6:01 PM

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning saying Moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate may continue in 16 districts, including State capital Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

“Moderate thunderstorm and lightning with light to moderate rainfall likely to continue at one or two places over the districts of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Jharsugada, Angul, Dhenkanal, Khurda, including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nuapada between 06/1630 hrs IST and 06/ 1930 hrs IST,” said the IMD bulletin.

It cautioned the people of these districts to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure between 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

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