Bhubaneswar: Heavy rainfall and thunderstorm are likely to occur in several districts of Odisha today, the Regional Meteorological Centre here forecasted.
“Thunderstorm with lightning and hail very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Boudh, Sonepur, Angul, Dhenkanal, Bolangir, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Koraput, Rayagada, Nayagarh, Cuttack and Ganjam,” the Meteorological Centre predicted.
Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Kandhamal, Boudh, Nayagarh, Kalahandi, Rayagada and Ganjam, it said.
Under the influence of mid and upper tropospheric westerlies and interaction with low level easterlies and also moisture incursion from Bay of Bengal, light to moderate rainfall activity is very likely to occur at many places of Odisha till January 14.
Also, isolated thunderstorm accompanied with hail and heavy rainfall is likely to occur in some districts of Odisha during this period. Some impact on agriculture is expected due to this weather phenomenon.