IMD Issues Thunderstorm Warning For Odisha in Next 24 Hrs.

Bhuabneswar: A thunderstorm warning for some parts of north and south Odisha districts for the next 24 hours by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

This was informed by the IMD through a notification released today. The Notification said that a trough line formed from Chhattisgarh to the north interior Karnataka across Vidarbha and Marathwada has become less marked. Besides, a cyclonic circulation lies over west Assam and the neighbourhood and extends up to 1.5 km above mean sea level while another trough line runs from this cyclonic circulation to north-east of Jharkhand across West Bengal and extends up to 0.9 km above mean sea level.

Due to this situation, light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely to occur at a few places in north Odisha and at one or two places over the districts of south Odisha. Along with it, thunderstorm with gusty wind and lightning are likely to occur at one or two places in north Odisha and Nayagarh, Khurda and Kandhamal districts in the southern districts during this period.



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