Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester-induced rain brought down the mercury level at many places in Odisha. Seven places in the State witnessed day temperatures above 40 Degrees Celsius today.
Sundargarh recorded the highest day temperature at 44.8 Degrees Celsius, followed by Jharsuguda (41.6), Rourkela (40.8), Sambalpur (40.5), Titilagarh (40.5), Jajpur (40.5) and Hirakud (40.1).
The current meteorological condition indicates that Maximum temperature is very likely to gradually fall by 4 to 6oC during next three days and no major change thereafter at many places over the districts of Odisha. The maximum temperature is very likely to be above normal by 4 to 6oC in some districts of Interior Odisha during the next two days.
“Consequently hot and discomfort weather likely during next 2 days and people are advised to take precautionary measures (avoid heat exposure, keep cool and avoid dehydration) while going outside during day time between 1100 IST to 1500 IST,” a special bulletin of IMD regional centre said.