Heatwave turned Titlagarh into a hot cauldron pushing the mercury to an unbearable high of 45.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, informed India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhubaneswar.
Meanwhile, IMD has predicted no possibility of any respite from heatwave in the next three days for the residents of Western Odisha.
Going by the IMD prediction, most parts of Western Odisha are likely to experience severe heatwave conditions for the next three days under the effect of dry and hot wind flow, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The Meteorological Department has issued a heatwave warning for Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh, Bolangir and Sambalpur districts for today.
Similarly, heatwave warning has been sounded for Bargarh, Sonepur, Boudh, Bolangir, Sambalpur and Nuapada districts tomorrow.
As many as eight districts in Odisha recorded more than 40 degree Celsius temperature in the last 24 hours. Boudh was the hottest with 42.5 degree Celsius followed by Nuapada with 42.4 degree Celsius.
“There will be no large change in maximum temperature at many places over the districts of Odisha during next four to five days,” said senior scientist Umasankar Das.