14 places across Odisha hit 40 °C, Talcher highest at 46.3 °C


Bhubaneswar: As intense heat wave condition continues to grip most parts of Odisha, as many as 14 places in the state hit the maximum temperature of above 40 degree Celsius yesterday.

Highest temperature of the day was recorded in Talcher (46.3), followed by Titlagarh (44.5), Jharsuguda (43.2), Angul (43.1), Sambalpur (43), Bolangir (43), Bhawanipatna (42.5), Hirakud (41.9), Phulbani (41.8), Sonepur (41.6), Malkangiri (41.5), Sundargarh (41), Keonjhar (40.6) and Chandbali (40.5).

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here had also issued a yellow alert for some interior districts for two days from yesterday.

According to the Special Bulletin of IMD, heat wave condition is likely to prevail at some parts over the districts of Nabarangpur, Bolangir, Boudh, Sonepur, and Bargarh.

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