Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday issued heatwave alert for the next 4-5 days in Odisha.
As per the latest weather bulletin issued by IMD today, heatwave condition is very likely to prevail at one or two places over these districts till 30th April 2022.
“Maximum day temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 °C at many places over the districts of interior Odisha and by 2 to 3 °C at a few place of coastal Odisha during the next 4 to 5 days. People are advised to take precautionary measures while going outside during daytime between 11 am to 3 pm,” the IMD bulletin reads.
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Heatwave conditions are very likely at isolated places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Mayurbhanj, Angul, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh & Bolangir till 29th April, and over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh, Bolangir, & Kalahandi on 30th April 2022.
Heat is tolerable for the general public but has slight health concern for vulnerable people (viz: infants, elderly and sick people). The Weatherman has advised to avoid heat exposure, keep cool and avoid dehydration. Farmers are advised to continue irrigation activities in sugarcane, summer maize, pulses and other crops and vegetables.