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Odisha reeling under intense heat wave condition

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Heat wave condition is prevailing in Odisha with as many as nine stations recording maximum temperatures above 44 degree Celsius on Saturday, IMD sources said.

Titlagarh and Bolangir in the western region of the state recorded temperature at 46.5 degree C and 46.3 degree C respectively.

Other towns where the temperature crossed 45 degree C are Talcher (45.7 deg C), Jharsuguda and Sambalpur (both 45.2 deg C).

Sonepur, Hirakud, Bhawanipatna and Angul recorded temperatures of 44.8 deg C, 44.5 deg C, 44.3 deg C and 44.1 deg C respectively.

The state capital of Bhubaneswar sizzled at 39.5 degree Celsius while neighbouring Cuttack recorded 40.5 degree Celsius.

The Met office has cautioned the people of western region of the state that similar climate will continue till Monday.

The heat wave condition is very likely to prevail at some places in the districts of Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Bargarh, Sonmepur, Bolangir and Nuapada, the met office said.

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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 23:15 IST