13 places in Odisha record day temperatures above 43 Degrees Celsius; Angul hottest with 44.7

Bhubaneswar: With mercury on the rise at several places in Odisha and as heat wave to severe heat wave condition is very likely to prevail over several districts of the State till May 1, at least thirteen places witnessed day temperatures above 43 Degrees Celsius, today.

Angul town recorded the highest maximum (day) temperature at 44.7 Degrees Celsius. It was followed by Bhubaneswar (44.6), Baripada (44.2), Bhawanipatna, Boudh, and Dhenkanal each (43.7), Jharsuguda, and Nuapada each (43.6), Bolangir, Nayagarh, Jajpur, and Talcher each (43.5) and Cuttack (43.4).

“For the first time in this season, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack twin cities recorded day temperatures above 43 Degrees Celsius. The Heat Wave condition is to prevail in several Odisha districts during the next five days (i.e till May 1). Much difference will not be witnessed between the day and night temperatures,” IMD regional centre meteorologist Umashankar Das said when contacted.

Temperature forecast: Maximum (day) temperature is likely to further rise slightly by 2°C during the next 24 hours and no large change thereafter at many places over the district of Odisha.

People are to take precautionary measures while going outside during the day hours between 1100 Hrs IST and 1500 Hrs IST, a special bulletin of the IMD regional centre advised.

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