Bhubaneswar: Summer has started showing its effect in Odisha as two places of the state recorded maximum temperature of above 40 degree Celsius, today.
Titilagarh was the hottest place of the state with a maximum temperature of 41.4 degree Celsius, followed by Balangir with 41°C.
Capital city Bhubaneswar recorded maximum temperature of 37.2 degree Celsius, today.
On the other hand, a temporary respite awaits for the people of Odisha as the Regional Meteorological Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted slight drop in day temperature during the next couple of days.
“Maximum temperature (day temperature) likely to fall gradually by 2-3 degree Celsius during the next two days and no large change thereafter over the districts of Odisha,” the Meteorological Centre predicted.
Similarly, light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Rayagada, Kandhamal, Ganjam, Gajapati, Angul, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj on March 21, it forecasted.
Likewise, light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of coastal Odisha, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Koraput and Malkangiri on March 22, it added.
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