Bhubaneswar, September 17, 2018: As terminal Monsoon Lightning will be more intense in the days to come everyone should know what to do during thunderstorm and lightning.
- Please take shelter immediately inside a pucca house. Pucca house is the safest place.
- If driving, stop your car/ bus/ bike and park in open. Stay inside the four wheeler vehicle with doors and glasses closed. Two wheeler rider to stop and stand under pucca cover.
- Unplug all electric appliances like TV, Computer etc. and switch them off.
- Inside house, close doors, windows and stay away from windows and doors. Also stay away from open areas like verandas, sheds, balcony etc.
- If caught in lightning, squat and seat and adjoin both the feet together, thereby presenting minimum area to earth.