30 May 2018
Bhubaneswar: Intense heat wave conditions were experienced in most parts of Odisha. As many as 8 places in the State recorded a maximum temperature of above 40 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Titlagarh was the hottest place in the state which recorded a maximum temperature of 43.5 degree Celsius.
Other places where the mercury soared to 40 degree Celsius and above are- Bhawanipatna (43.0), Malkangiri (43.0), Bolangir (42.7), Sonepur (42.4), Sambalpur (40.8), Angul (40.2) and Hirakud (40.1).
The twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded a maximum temperature of 36.6 and 36.2 degrees Celsius.
The average day temperature of other important towns in the state are as follows- Talcher (37.8), Chandbali (37.7), Sundargarh (37.0), Keonjhargarh (37.1), Koraput (37.0), Dhenkanal (36.6) and Puri (34.4).
According to the regional MeT Department, the sky over the capital city will be partly cloudy. The maximum and minimum temperatures will most likely remain between 36 degree Celsius and 27 degree Celsius in the next 24 hours.
The IMD has also warned that thunder squall accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph, gusting to 55 kmph, is likely to occur off and along Odisha coast.
Fishermen have been advised to stay cautious while venturing into the sea.