Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to rise in Odisha as nine places recorded 40 degree Celsius or more in the last 24 hours, said the Meteorological Centre in the capital city on Friday.

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to rise in Odisha as nine places recorded 40 degree Celsius or more in the last 24 hours, said the Meteorological Centre in the capital city on Friday. Boudh recorded the maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Thursday. After Boudh, Bhubaneswar was the hottest at 40.4 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir […]

Boudh recorded the maximum temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius on Thursday. After Boudh, Bhubaneswar was the hottest at 40.4 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir 40.4, Sonepur 40.2, Angul 40.1, Baripada 40, Malkangiri 40, Titalgarh 40 and Nayagarh 40, informed the Met Centre.
Maximum temperature (Day temperature) is expected rise by two to three degree Celsius over the districts of interior Odisha during next 2-3 days.

Similarly, the maximum temperature is very likely to be above normal by 3 to 4 degree Celsius at many places in the State including Bhubaneswar during next 4-5 days, added the Met Centre.

The Meteorological Centre also informed that dry weather is expected to prevail in the State till 28 March. However, light to moderate rain or thundershower might occur at one or two places in Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara districts on 29 March.

The Met Centre has also issued yellow warning for thunderstorm and lightning with gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph in one or two places in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts on 29 March.

On 30 March, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur and dry weather very likely to prevail over the rest districts of Odisha.

Similarly, yellow warning for thunderstorm and lightning with gusty surface wind speed reaching 30-40 kmph is expected to occur at one or two places over the districts of Mayurbhanj,Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur on 30 March.

(Edited By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)

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