Bhubaneswar, June 7 (LocalWire): Some districts may witness scattered rains and thunderstorms bringing relief to the people from the scorching heat in the next 24 hours, Regional Meteorological Centre, here issued an alert on Friday.
Few spells of rain and thundershower with moderate to gusty wind at may occur over Kandhamal, Gajapati, Sonepur, Anugul, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Puri, Jagasinghpur, Kendrapara, Baleswar, Ganjam and Khurda. Coastal districts are likely to receive rain during the period, said meteorologist, R N Behera.
He further added that precipitation is expected in Talcher 5.0 mm, Bhawanipatna 7.1 mm, Malkangiri 1.0 mm and Paradeep 3.0 mm.
On the other hand maximum temperatures of 40°C or more is expected across western Odisha districts.