Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 20:
In a respite for people reeling under blistering heat wave in Odisha, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre has predicted rain and thunder squall over several districts of Odisha today.
Thunder squall accompanied with hail/rain and wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph likely to occur at one or two places over south Odisha and adjoining districts of Keonjhar, Angul, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal, Rayagada and Gajapati, a bulletin of the meteorological centre said.
Weather is most likely to be dry over rest parts of the state, it said.
Strong and gusty surface wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting 55 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast for which fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into sea, the bulletin added.
Also read: Met predicts heat wave in Odisha till April 24.