Bhubaneswar: The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. As a result, heavy rains, thunderstorms and winds of 40 to 50 km per hour are expected in all these districts in the next 24 hours, according to the regional meteorological department. These districts include Boudh, Sonpur, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Nayagarh and Ganjam districts. There will also be thundershowers in Balangir, Kalahandi, Bargarh, Nuapadha, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Baleshwar, Kandujhar, Anugul, Cuttack, Khordha and Bhubaneswar. There is also a possibility of strong winds. That is why fishermen are advised not to go to the beach.