Odisha has been receiving rain and thundershower activities since the beginning of pre-Monsoon season, although these activities remained mainly confined to the northern coastal parts of the state.
During the last 24 hours also, few good spells occurred over the northern parts of Odisha. In the last 24 hours, from 08:30 am on Tuesday, Balasore recorded hefty rains of 46 mm, followed by Cuttack at 33 mm, Baripada 17 mm and Jharsuguda witnessed 8 mm of rains. Meanwhile, Chandbali, Paradip and Sundargarh recorded 2 mm of rains each.
In the wake of these rains, the temperatures have dropped significantly in most parts in the last 24 hours.