Severe thunderstorm forecast for Odisha
Updated: May 03, 2019 18:51 IST
Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar issued a brief at 10 a.m. giving the forecast between 10.30 to 12.30 p.m. Severe thunderstorm with intense rainfall expected all over.
Gale wind speed reaching 140 to 150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph likely over the districts of Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsingpur.
Gale wind speed reaching 90 to 100 kmph gusting to 115 kmph likely to occur over the districts of khorda (including Bhubaneswar), Kendrapada, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Bhadrak, Balasore and Nayagadh.
Squally wind speed reaching 60 to 70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph likely to occur over the districts of Angul, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and adjoining districts.
Cyclone Fani is crossing the Odisha coast near Puri with wind speeds touching 175 kmph.