Friday, May 24, 2024

No respite from intense heatwave in Odisha as mercury crosses 42 Degree C at 20 places – N.F Times

Bhubaneswar: There was no respite from the intense heatwave condition in Odisha as the mercury crossed 42 Degree Celsius at 20 places across the state on Friday.

Angul town recorded the highest maximum temperature of 44.6 Degree C in the state today, said the IMD. Boudh recorded the second highest temperature of 44.5 Degree C, it added.

The maximum temperature was 44 Degree C at two places—Nuapada and Balangir—in Odisha on Friday, said the IMD regional centre in its weather report.

At least eight places in the state–Baripada, Titlagarh, Jajpur, Sambalpur, Hirakud, Jharsuguda, Talcher and Dhenkanal—recorded the maximum temperature in between 43 and 44 Degree C.

Similarly, six places in Odisha–Nayagarh, Bhawanipatna, Malkangiri, Sundargarh, Rourkela and Sonepur—recorded the maximum temperature in between 42 and 43 Degree C, added the IMD.

The day temperature was 42 Degree C at Paralakhemundi and Khurda, said the weather report.

The mercury hovered around 41 Degree C at seven places—Keonjhar, Chandbali, Bhadrak, Bargarh, Phulbani, Kendrapara and Rayagada, it added.

According to the IMD, the maximum temperature was 40.8 Degree C at Cuttack, 40.5 Degree C at Odisha capital and Chhatrapur, 40.2 at Nabarangpur and 40 Degree C at Deogarh.

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