Bhubaneswar: In a big respite from sizzling heat, the Capital city along with some other places today experiences a good amount of rainfall. People heaved a sigh of relief from the grueling heat.
Places like Khurdha, Puri,Nayagarh,Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jajpur,sonepur, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Bolangir, Jagatsinghpur,Bhadrak, Balasore also experienced heavy rain. These districts are also expected to witness rain under the influence of nor’wester. Trees were uprooted in Bhubaneswar.
Rain continued for around two hours in Capital city and Cuttack. Some low lying areas were inundated with knee-deep water. Water also entered some huts in slum areas.