13 places in Odisha record over 40° C


Bhubaneswar: Normal life was thrown out of gear as the intense heatwave was experienced with the maximum temperature being recorded 40 degrees Celsius or above in 13 places in Odisha on Monday.

Titlagarh soared with 45.5 degrees Celsius followed by Talcher at 44.9 degrees Celsius.

Similarly, Bolangir recorded 44.8 degree Celsius, while the mercury stood at 44.6 degree in Bhawanipatna, 44.2 degree in Jharsuguda, 43.5 degree Celsius at Angul, 43.4 degree in Sambalpur and 43.3 degree Celsius at Hirakud, the MeT centre said.

Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded 34.5 and 34.8 degrees Celsius respectively.

The India Meteorological Department issued yellow warning for over some parts of Sonepur, Boudh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Bargarh, Balangir, Nuapada, Malkangiri, Kalahandi and Angul districts till 8.30 am of May 26.

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