MeT Issues Thunderstorm, Lightning Warning For 17 Districts Of Odisha
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Centre of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) here today predicted thunderstorm with lightning for 17 districts of Odisha. The warning has been issued for the next 24 hours.
As per the midday weather bulletin issued by the IMD, thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Nayagarh, Khurda, Ganjam, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Sundargarh till tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) urged the concerned official to take steps to circulate the warning message among the public.
The situation may be closely monitored and action as deemed necessary be taken in case of any eventuality, said the office of the SRC in a press note. Details of the incident, if any, may promptly be reported to SEOC, it added.