State

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. 

Team leaves for Kathmandu to bring Kalpana Das's mortal remains

Bhubaneswar: The three-member team formed to bring the mortal remains of Odisha mountaineer Kalpana Das departed for Kathmandu today.The team comprise...

11 places record temperature above 40 degree Celsius in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under acute heatwave conditions with temperature crossing 40 degree Celsius mark in 11 places in the state today...

Thunderstorm and rainfall alert for 9 Odisha dists

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here issued thunderstorm and rainfall alert for nine districts of Odisha till ...

Ganja consignment seized from Badambadi, two held

Cuttack: Excise sleuths have seized a ganja consignment from Badambadi Bus Stand in Cuttack and arrested two persons involved in illegal trade on Satu...