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Temperature above 40 degree Celsius in 10 places in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Heat wave condition remained unabated in Odisha with the temperature soaring above 40 degree Celsius in at least 10 places in the state on Sunday.

Titlagarh in western Odisha turned out to be the hottest place in the state recording 43.8 degree Celsius, the Meteorological Centre here said.

Closely following Titlagarh was Bhawanipatna and Bolangir where the mercury touched 43 degree Celsius, it said.

The temperature stood at 42.9 degree Celsius in Sambalpur, while it was 42.4 degree in both Talcher and Malkangiri, 42.1 degree in Hirakud, 41.1 degree in Angul, 41 degree in Sonepur and 40.4 degree in Jharsuguda.

The state capital of Bhubaneswar recorded 36 degree Celsius coupled with a high relative humidity of 98 per cent, while in neighbouring Cuttack the maximum temperature was 35.6 degree Celsius.

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First Published: Sun, June 02 2019. 19:45 IST