Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD), regional centre, on Friday informed that thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at one or two places in the districts of Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Gajapati, Balangir, Ganjam and Sonepur.
Light to moderate rain has also been predicted for Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput,
Nuapada, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Gajapati and Balangir. The foreact is effective till 8.30 am of February 20.
The weather will remain mostly dry in the rest of the state over the next four days with no large change in night temperature.
A marked rise in minimum temperature was at one or two places over the districts of interior Odisha, appreciable rise in North Coastal Odisha districts and at a few places over the districts of south interior Odisha, at one or two places over the districts of North Interior Odisha.