Himansu Shekhar Rout

Amid severe heat wave, Baripada became the hottest city in Odisha on Sunday as its temperature was recorded at 44.6 degrees Celsius. Baripada was followed by Nuapada which recorded 44 degrees, as per IMD reports. 

People in twin cities – Cuttack and Bhubaneswar – experienced sizzling heat today as the mercury soared to 41.4 degrees in the two cities.

IMD said, temperatures in 30 cities of Odisha crossed 40 degrees.  

Talcher reeled under severe heat wave as mercury mounted to 43.8 degrees while it was 43.6 degrees in Jharsuguda.

Keonjhar recorded temperature at 43.6 degrees, followed by Angul at 43.3 degrees and Bolangir at 43.2 degrees.

Below are details of maximum temperatures in some cities of Odisha 

Baripada: 44.6 degrees Celsius
Bhubaneswar: 41.6 
Nuapada: 44 
Paralakhemundi : 41 
Talcher: 43.8 
Jharsuguda: 43.6 
Phulbani: 40.8 
Keonjhar: 43.6 
Sonepur: 40.8 
Angul: 43.3 
Bargarh: 40.8 
Bolangir: 43.2 
Kendrapara: 40.8 
Sundargarh: 43 
Balasore: 40.5 
Boudh: 43