Bhubaneswar: Five districts in the coastal state of Odisha are likely to experience thunderstorm and lightning today, as per the Met Department prediction.
Moderate thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning may lash parts of Bolangir, Boudh, Ganjam, Nayagarh and Sonepur, according to the weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological Centre.
The forecast also indicates moderate rainfall and gusty wind with a speed to 40 kmph in these areas.
These weather conditions are likely to prevail between 5 pm and 8 pm today.
Such thunderstorms and lightning were foretold for nine districts of Odisha, namely Balasore, Jajpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur and Rayagada, earlier today.