The South West Monsoon is likely to hit Odisha in the second week of June, the regional meteorological centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said here today.
Stating that the S-W monsoon is most likely to hit Kerala on June on May 29, IMD local director Sarat Chandra Sahoo said the monsoon will move towards Odisha coast and the present weather condition is favourable to drag the monsoon current.
Normally the SW Monsoon reaches Odisha on June 10, he said.
The weatherman has also issued thunderstorm warning for three districts - Mayurbhanj, Balasore and Keonjhar.
In its forecast for tomorrow, the IMD said a thunder squall accompanied by hail and gusty surface wind speed reaching 50-60 Kmph is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Angul, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapada, Jagatsingpur, Puri, Cuttack, Nayagarh Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Nawarangpur and Nuapara.
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