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Heat Wave To Prevail In Odisha, Titlagarh Sizzles At 45.8 Degree Celsius

19 May 2019


Bhubaneswar: Severe heat wave conditions continue to prevail across the State as most of the stations reported above normal temperature except in South Coastal Odisha. Meanwhile, the State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has forcasted that similar conditions will prevail over the next five days.

While 15 out of 23 stations reported maximum temperature above 40 degree Celsius, the highest maximum temperature of 45.8 degree Celsius was recorded at Titlagarh followed by 45.5°C at Bolangir.

Meanwhile, yellow warning has been issued for districts of Bolangir, Sonepur, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Jharsuguda till 0830 Hrs (8:30 AM) of May 22.

On the other hand, thunderstorm with gusty wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph and lightning likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati,  Ganjam, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrakh, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj.