Mercury rises to 43 degrees Celsius in two places of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Scorching heatwave conditions continued in Odisha as two places recorded the maximum day temperature of 43 degrees Celsius today, informed the regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

As per the IMD’s latest bulletin, Sonepur and Balangir witnessed the highest temperature of the day in the State as the mercury soared to 43 degrees Celsius in these places.

Apart from Sonepur and Balangir, a total of 9 places recorded maximum day temperatures of 40 degrees and above today. They are Jharsuguda (42.6), Titilagarh (42.0), Baripada (42.0), Sambalpur (41.5), Sundergarh (41.5), Boudh (41.5), Angul (41.3), Bhawanipatna (41.0), and Hirakud (40.7).

The State Capital City, Bhubaneswar, recorded 37.2 degrees Celsius while Cuttack witnessed a temperature of 36.2 degrees Celsius today.

Mercury in Odisha

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