Heat wave warning issued for 20 Odisha dists; temp likely to soar by 4-6°C

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave conditions are likely to worsen in Odisha as the Regional Meteorological Centre today issued Yellow Warning for as many as 20 districts of the state.

As per the forecast, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Nuapada, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore districts are likely to experience heat wave till April 1.

It advised people of the areas to take precautionary measures while going outside between 11 am and 3 pm.

“Maximum temperature (Day temperature) very likely to rise by around 2°C during next 48 hours and it will decrease by 2-3 °C after 3 days over the districts of Odisha. Maximum temperature (Day temperature) will be above normal by 4-6°C at many places over the districts of Odisha during next 3 days,” the Meteorological Centre forecasted.

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