11 places in Odisha cross 40 degrees Celsius mark
Bhubaneswar: Heatwave prevailed across the state as 11 places crossed the 40 degrees Celsius mark on the Mercury yesterday.
Bolangir recorded 43.1 degree Celsius and Sonepur registered 43.0 degrees Celsius.
Similarly, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Tacher, Angul, and Bhawanipatna registered temperature at 42.4, 42.2 41.3, 41.1 and 41.0 Celsius degree Celsius respectively.
Jharsuguda, Phulbani, and Malkangiri also touched the 40 degrees Celcius mark with 40.5, 40.2 and 40.0 respectively.