Thunderstorm Alert Issued for Odisha

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Lightning strike in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday
Lightning kills

Bhubaneswar: Forecasting rainfall accompanied by strong and gusty winds reaching speed up to 50 to 60 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for 14 districts of Odisha.

People in these districts have been cautioned to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure. The districts where thundershower and lightning are likely to take place include Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada, Koraput, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Dhenkanal.