KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Regional Centre here issued a lightning warning for 15 districts of the state on Wednesday.
As per the IMD bulletin issued this afternoon, lightning bolts are very likely in the districts of Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Puri, Gajapati, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak and Ganjam. The alert would remain in effect till 4.30 pm, it said.
During this perio,d people in these 15 districts have been cautioned against venturing out of their homes to avert any untoward incident. People living in thatched houses have been advised to take shelter in nearby pucca houses.