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Thunderstorm alert for 16 districts till 4:15 pm

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre here issued thunderstorm alert for 16 districts, including Bhubaneswar till 4:15 pm on Thursday.

People of Khurda (Bhubaneswar), Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Kenojhar, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Angul and Koraput have been asked to take shelter in safe places and remain alert between 12.15 pm and 4.15 pm today.

“The latest Doppler weather radar and satellite imageries indicate that thunderstorm accompanied with gusty surface wind reaching 560 kmph likely to occur over the districts of Khurda (Bhubaneswar), Puri, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Kenojhar, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Angul and Koraput ,” said a MeT release.

 

 

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