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Met Issues Thunderstorm & Lightning Alert For Six Odisha Dists

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for six districts of Odisha till 2 pm today.

The Met office has sounded alert for Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Cuttack.Latest satellite imageries indicate that moderate thunderstorm with lightning and light rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places over these districts, the Met office said, in a release.The weatherman cautioned people in these districts to stay indoors and take shelter in buildings and other safe locations as a precautionary measure. 

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