Mercury Soars To 40 °C & Above In 22 Places Of Odisha

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Bhubaneswar: The maximum day temperature rose to 40 °C or above at as many as 22 places in Odisha, informed the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Saturday.

As per the latest IMD bulletin, day temperature breached the 41 °C mark in nine places i.e., Angul (42.1 °C), Bhubaneswar (41.7 °C), Boudh (41.5 °C), Dhenkanal (41.5 °C), Deogarh (41.5 °C), Bolangir (41 °C), Baripada (41 °C), Cuttack (41 °C) and Paralakhemundi (41 °C).

For the first time this year, the maximum day temperature rose to 41.7 °C in Bhubaneswar and 41 °C in Cuttack.

In its evening forecast, the IMD regional centre here said that the maximum temperature is very likely to gradually rise by 3 to 5 °C at many places over the districts of Interior Odisha, and no large change over Coastal Odisha during the next 3 days and also so large change thereafter over the districts of Odisha.

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