Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic circulation over coastal Odisha and neighbourhood is likely to trigger thunderstorm in several districts of the state, the Regional Meteorological Centre here forecasted.
Thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Malkangiri and Koraput today, the Meteorological Centre predicted.
Similarly, thunderstorm with lightning very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara Dhenkanal and Keonjhar tomorrow, it said.
Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Angul, Dhenkanal, Sambalpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara Jajpur and Puri on May 24, it added.
Temperature Forecast: No large change in maximum temperature (day temperature) over the districts of interior Odisha during the next 4-5 days. Maximum temperature is very likely to fall by 3-4 degree Celsius at most places over the districts of coastal Odisha during the next 24 hours and it will rise gradually by 2-4 degree Celsius during the subsequent 3-4 days.