Koraput records highest rainfall, thunderstorm activities to continue in Odisha: IMD

Odisha experiences a significant drop in maximum temperatures due to Nor'wester rains, with Koraput recording the highest rainfall at 24 mm. IMD forecasts continued thunderstorms and no rise in temperatures over the next five days.

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People across Odisha have finally breathed a huge sigh of relief following considerable drop in maximum temperature owing to Nor’wester rains in the past couple of days.

IMD Bhubaneswar Director Manorama Mohanty on Wednesday informed that Koraput district recorded highest rainfall of 24 mm while Malkangiri recorded the highest maximum temperature of 39.3 degrees in the past 24 years. The average maximum temperature in Odisha now varies from 25 to 39 degrees and there is no possibility of further rise in mercury in the next 4 to 5 days, she said.