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Monsoon likely to hit Odisha in June second week

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The South West Monsoon is likely to hit Odisha in the second week of June, the regional meteorological centre of (IMD) said here today.

Stating that the S-W monsoon is most likely to hit on June on May 29, IMD Sarat Chandra Sahoo said the monsoon will move towards and the present 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 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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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:25 IST