Heatwave warning to 10 Odisha districts

Bhubaneswar: The Meteorological Department regional centre here issued heatwave warning for as many as 10 districts in Odisha for the next four days.
According to the IMD, heatwave condition is very likely to prevail at some places over the districts of Angul, Sonepur, Balangir, Bargarh, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Nuapada, and Kalahandi.The severe heatwave conditions will continue for the next 96 hours. Besides, The south-western monsoon will not reach Odisha before five days.
At least 11 places recorded a temperature above 40 degree Celsius in Odisha yesterday.
Hirakud in western Odisha turned out to be the hottest place in the state recording 44.8 degree Celsius followed by 44.6 degree in neighbouring Sambalpur. The mercury touched 43.6 degree Celsius in Titlagarh, while it was 43.2 degree in Jharsuguda, 42.5 degree in Bolangir, 41.8 degree in Sonepur, 41.1 degree in Angul, 40.5 degree in Talcher, 40.4 degree in Phulbani, 40.2 degree in Bhawanipatna and 40 degree in Sundargarh.

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