Updated May 29th, 2024 at 10:20 IST

Heatwave Returns To Odisha, Over 45°C At Two Places

According to the bulletin of IMD’s Bhubaneswar centre, Boudh recorded a maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius and became the hottest place in Odisha for t

Reported by: Digital Desk
Edited by: Navya Dubey
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Bhubaneswar: Heatwave conditions returned to Bhubaneswar with the maximum temperature recorded at 45 degrees Celsius or more at three places on Tuesday.

According to the bulletin of IMD’s Bhubaneswar centre, Boudh recorded a maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius and became the hottest place in Odisha for the day.

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Sonepur reached a scorching 45.3 degrees Celsius, earning it the title of the second hottest location. Titlagarh closely followed with a temperature of 45 degrees Celsius. 

Apart from the above three places, 14 towns of Odisha registered a maximum temperature of more than 40 degrees Celsius during the day. Among these places, Jharsuguda recorded a temperature of 44.8 degrees, Sambalpur (44.6), Bolangir (44.5), Bhawanipatna (44), Hirakud (43.6), Phulbani (43.3) and Nuapada (43).

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Bhubaneswar recorded a daytime temperature of 39.4 degrees Celsius, while Cuttack experienced a slightly lower temperature of 38 degrees Celsius.

The day temperature is likely to rise by 2-3 degrees Celsius during the next two days and there will be no large change thereafter in Odisha, the Met office said.

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As per IMD’s prediction, heatwave conditions would prevail in Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Bolangir, Sambalpur, Nuapada, Sonepur, Boudh, Kalahandi, and Kandhamal districts on May 29.

Similarly, hot and humid weather conditions would prevail at some places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, and Gajapati for the next two days. 

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Published May 29th, 2024 at 09:27 IST