Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 16:
The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre predicted thunder squall over several places of Odisha today.
“Latest doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunder squall accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Deogarh & Sundargarh from 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm today,” a bulletin of the meteorological centre said.
Strong and gusty surface wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 50 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast for which fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into sea.
On the other hand, cyclonic storm Maarutha over east-central Bay of Bengal is likely to move northeastwards and cross Myanmar coast near Sandoway around midnight of April 16.