IMD issues rain alert for 11 districts of Odisha

The regional center of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued  heavy rain alert for 11 districts of Odisha. 

Bhubaneswar: The regional center of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued  heavy rain alert for 11 districts of Odisha.

The eleven districts including Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sundergarh, Sambalpur and at one or two places over the districts of Nuapada, Balangir, Boudh, Angul, Sonepur, Deogarh and Keonjhar are likely to experience heavy rainfall.

Likewise, districts including Nabarangapur, Kalahandi, Koraput, Kandhamal, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj are likely to experience light rainfall on Tuesday.

People are advised to keep a watch on the weather and accordingly move to safer places to protect from lightning strike.

After the IMD issued the heavy to very heavy rainfall alert in Odisha, the State government has urged the people to avoid movements as far as possible.

The people also have been advised to check for traffic congestion on their routes before leaving for their destinations and keep in mind the position of manholes and uncovered electric wire while walking outside.

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