Jharsuguda records 43.6 degrees while mercury settles at 42.2 in Bhubaneswar by 2:30

As per the IMD, the maximum temperature (Day Temperature) is likely to rise by 2-4°C during the next 3 to 4 days at many places over the districts of Odisha.

Heatwave continues in Odisha

Normal life was hit in Jharsuguda district which recorded the highest maximum or day temperature in Odisha by 2:30 pm on Thursday. The people in Bhubaneswar got some respite as the mercury settled at 42.2 degrees today after the city remained the hottest place in the state for two days.

As per the IMD data, Hirakud and Sambalpur recorded maximum temperatures of 42.2 degrees each while two other places- Keonjhar and Chandbali recorded maximum temperatures of 41.8 degrees each by 2:30 pm.