Bhubaneswar sizzles, records season’s highest temperature 

According to the IMD, the heat wave is likely to continue for the next four days.

Rider and pillion rider with protective measures

As Odisha continues to reel under severe heat wave conditions, capital city Bhubaneswar on Saturday recorded this season’s highest temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius by 2.30 pm. 

Throwing normal life out of gear, Bhubaneswar virtually turned into a hot cauldron. While people chose to remain indoors during the peak hours, particularly pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists ventured out due to some important work were seen taking measures to save themselves from the scorching heat.