16 Odisha districts to witness rainfall, thunderstorm this afternoon
Bhubaneswar: As many as 16 districts of Odisha have been issued rainfall and thunderstorm warning this afternoon, as per the latest weather bulletin.
Parts of Balasore, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Khordha, Sambalpur and Sundergarh will experience moderate thunderstorm and light to moderate rainfall.
The Regional Meteorological Centre has also predicted lightning accompanied by gusty surface wind at 40 kmph in these areas.
Such weather conditions are likely between 2 pm and 5 pm this afternoon.
Similar thunderstorm and rainfall accompanied by gusty wind and lightning will also occur in parts of Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Ganjam, Keonjhar and Puri between 2:15 and 5:15 pm today.