Bhubaneswar: Thunderstorm alert has been issued for eight more districts in Odisha, today.
As per predictions of Meteorological Centre here, moderate thunderstorm and lightning will lash parts of Angul, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Keonjhar and Puri.
The weather bulletin also forecasts light rainfall accompanied by gusty wind at 40 kmph for these areas.
These thunderstorms will occur between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm today.
Earlier in the day, weathermen predicted such weather conditions for Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Koraput and Rayagada between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm today.