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Thunderstorm, lightning alert issued for parts of Odisha

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The on Wednesday said and is likely to occur in parts of today.

The alert comes days after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in the state, claiming the lives of as many as 64 people.

Odisha's (SRC) said, "Dangerous and alert for Betanati and Barsahi blocks of district and Remuna, Nilagiri and blocks of district today."

The also said heavy and is likely in areas such as Thakurmunda, Kaptipada and Hatadihi blocks of district, Anandapur and Ghasipura blocks of district, Khaira block of district, Bonth and blocks of district.

Meanwhile, Bhubaneswar's said, "Moderate thunderstorm or lightning with light rainfall and gusty wind speed reaching 30 to 40 kmph likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Anugul, Dhenkanal, Cuttack and Balangir between 3-3.45 PM and 3-6.45 pm."

Fani made landfall in on May 3, with Puri recording the maximum number of casualties (39), according to estimates released by the government on Saturday.

According to government data, livestock casualties are over 34 lakhs and over one crore sixty-five lakh people were adversely affected by 'Fani' in the state.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:32 IST