9 districts in Odisha alerted against lightning

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rains and lightning in nine districts of Odisha.

The Bhubaneswar met centre warned of lighting in the districts till 1 pm on Sunday.

The districts are Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Subarnapur, Boudh and Malkanagiri.

People have been alerted against lightning strike during the above period.