Bhubaneswar: All districts in the Odisha registered temperature below 40 degree Celsius on Monday.
According to a bulletin issued by the Regional Centre of India Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar recorded 39.1 degrees, highest temperature in the state for the day. It was followed by Titilagarh and Malkangiri which recorded 39 degree Celsius.
The IMD in its release also issued an orange warning of thunder squall with a wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph for the districts of Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur.
For the subsequent 24 hours and following days till May 8, the Met office also issued Yellow warning with thunderstorm and lightning.
Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph very likely to occur over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Koraput and Malkangiri, stated the IMD bulletin. It also predicted heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam and Koraput.