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Kalabaisakhi warning for 6 Odisha districts today

Bhubaneswar: The IMD Bhubaneswar Centre issued Kalabaisakhi warning for six districts in the State today night.

“Kalabaisakhi accompanied with hail, rain and wind speed reaching 60-70 KMPH likely to occur between 6 pm and 10 pm today in the districts of Keonjhar, Maurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara,” said an IMD release.

It also cautioned the people in the districts to take shelter in nearby buildings or other safe locations during the period to avoid any eventuality.

Moreover, similar type of Kalabaisakhi likely to continue up to May 4, 2018 over different parts of Odisha but its intensity likely to be more in north Odisha region, it added.

On Monday night, rain and thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds and hailstorm lashed several parts districts in the State, including Bhubaneswar.

Trees and electric poles were uprooted at several places.

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