Heat wave: Bhubaneswar sizzles at 41.2 degrees Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Blistering heat swept across Odisha on Monday with Bhubaneswar becoming the hottest place recording 41.2 degrees Celsius.

Despite marginal drop in temperature over the last few days due to thunderstorm, the mercury breached the 40 degrees Celsius mark in at least 10 places in the State today.

Titlagarh and Bolangir recorded a maximum temperature of 41 deg C while it was 40.6 deg C at Hirakud, Jharsuguda and Talcher. Similarly, Chandbali recorded 40.4 deg C while mercury stood at 40.3 deg C in Angul, a release from the regional Met office said.

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Mercury was at 40.2 deg C in Malkangiri while Sambalpur recorded 40 deg C.

Meanwhile, the Met department has said that most parts of the State will experience partly cloudy sky with rain and thundershower likely to lash some places in the next 24 hours.

Pic Credit: Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo

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