Storm fells trees, hits power supply in Odisha | Bhubaneswar News

BHUBANESWAR/BERHAMPUR: Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty floor winds uprooted timber and electrical poles affecting life in lots of components of the state on Thursday after an identical expertise on a decrease scale on Wednesday.
Round 30 goats had been killed in lightning in Ganjam district whereas a number of areas plunged into darkness after energy disruption as a result of storm in Ganjam and Gajapati districts.
Visitors on Puri-Sakhigopal and Banki-Cuttack highway was affected as a result of uprooting of timber for a while. Equally, a number of tree branches that fell on roads in Kandhamal district had been cleared on warfare footing.
In an advisory, particular reduction commissioner (SRC) Satyabrata Sahu directed district collectors to report injury to homes, any casualties or damage as a result of storm and lightning instantly.
An IMD report mentioned Dhenkanal obtained highest 47 mm rainfall through the day until 5.30pm. Khurda recorded the second highest of 28 mm rainfall.
H R Biswas, the regional head of IMD centre within the state, mentioned the coastal districts had been worst hit by thunderstorms.
Lightning struck the goats when the animals had been grazing on the financial institution of Bahuda river close to Krushnapur village beneath Turubudi panchayat in Ganjam district’s Patrapur block.
The lighting additionally broken some conductors within the Turubudi part, inflicting the disruption of energy provide for a number of 30hours.

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