No respite! Heatwave to continue over these Odisha districts till April end

Bhubaneswar: There will be no respite from extreme hot weather in Odisha in upcoming days as the heatwave condition is likely to prevail till end of this month.

According to Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre, day temperature is very likely to rise further by 2 to 3 degree Celsius over the districts of interior Odisha during next two days due to northwesterly/westerly dry wind and high solar insolation. Under this effect, there will be no large change thereafter over the districts of Odisha.

Consequently the maximum temperature (day temperature) is likely to be more than 40° C and likely to be above normal by
3° to 5° C at many places over the districts of Odisha during next 4 to 5 days. People are advised to take precautionary measure while going outside during day time between 11 am and 3 pm.

Today, the highest temperature was recorded in Jharsuguda and Sambalpur with 42.6 degree C each followed by Chandbali with 40 degree C by 2.30 pm. Bhubaneswar, which had been the hottest place in past two days in Odisha, witnessed a marginal fall. The city recorded 38.6 degree C by the afternoon.

The Regional MeT forecast heatwave warning for several districts till April 30.

As per a weather bulletin issued by Bhubaneswar MeT, heatwave condition is very likely at isolated places over the districts of Angul, Khordha, Cuttack, Nayagarh, Boudh and Sonepur on April 25.

Similarly, the heatwave condition is very likely over the districts of Sonepur, Boudh, Angul and Balangir on April 26, in Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Boudh, Balangir and Angul on April 27 and 28, in Sonepur, Boudh, Balangir, Kalahandi and Nuapada on April 29 and in Balangir, Khordha, Sonepur, Boudh and Nuapada on April 30.

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