12 places in Odisha record above 41 degC, Titlagarh sizzles at 45.5 °C


Bhubaneswar: As many as 12 places in Odisha recorded temperature above 41 degrees Celsius. Titlagarh of Bolangir district was the hottest place in the State with maximum temperature at 45.5 degrees Celsius.

According to the IMD evening bulletin, Titlagarh was followed by Bhawanipatna at 44.2 degrees Celsius, Talcher at 43.2 degrees Celsius, and Bolangir at 43.5 degrees Celsius.

Malkangiri recorded 43 degrees Celsius, Sambalpur 42.6 degrees Celsius, Boudh 42.5 degrees Celsius while Hirakud, Sonepur, and Jharsuguda recorded 42.2 degrees each. Besides, Paralakhemundi and Phulbani registered 42 and 41.4 degrees Celsius, respectively.

The maximum temperature in the Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack has been recorded at 35.4 degrees Celsius each.

The Regional Meteorological Centre forecast day temperature in Angul, Balangir, Kalahandi, Sonepur, and Boudh districts to rise further in the next four days. The IMD also issued a yellow warning for the five districts in the State.

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