Bhubaneswar: The Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar on Sunday forecasted light to moderate rainfall and thundershower in several districts of the State from February 16.
On Tuesday, light to moderate showers is predicted at one or two places over the districts of Sambalpur, Nuapada, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh. Meanwhile, dry weather will prevail over the rest of the districts.
Similarly, on the 17th, there is a forecast of light to moderate rainfall in the interior and coastal districts of Odisha.
On the other hand, a yellow warning has been issued for some districts in view of lightning and thunderstorm forecast during the day for the districts of Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh, Bolangir, Sonepur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Angul and Dhenkanal.
YELLOW WARNING: As per the forecast, light to moderate rain is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of south interior Odisha, Gajapati, Ganjam, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak. Districts like Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Angul and Dhenkanal will witness thunderstorm with lightning, Met predicts.