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Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

The searing heat wave continued to sweep across Odisha with 12 places recording a maximum temperature of above 40 degree Celsius on Monday.

As per the Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, Baripada recorded a temperature of 42.6 degree Celsius, the highest in the State, followed by Bolangir at 42.5 degree Celsius, Jharsuguda at 42.4 degree Celsius and Sonepur at 42.1 degree Celsius.

Besides, eight places including Boudh (42 degree Celsius), Angul (41.9), Titlagarh (41.6), Sambalpur (41.4), Sundargarh (41), Hirakud (40.9), Bhawanipatna (40.8) and Talcher (40.2) recorded a maximum temperature of above 40 degree Celsius yesterday.

Among others, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded a maximum temperature of 37 and 36.1 degree Celsius, respectively.

Meanwhile, Cuttack Collector has alerted all the departments to be fully prepared to meet any kind of eventualities arising out of the current and impending heatwave.

He further advised the officials to take all precautionary measures to save the lives of people from heatstroke. The collector also harped on creating awareness about health issues among people and requested them not to move outside between 11am to 2 pm.

 

(Edited by Pradeep Singh)

 

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