Bhubaneswar: Most places across Odisha on Sunday witnessed a slight relief from scorching heat conditions as only two stations recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius during the day.
Mercury touched the highest mark of 40 degrees in Jharsuguda and Boudh while Paradip recorded the lowest daytime temperature of 31.9 degree Celsius. Titlagarh and Sambalpur closely followed with a temperature of 39.6 degrees each.
Cuttack and Bhubaneswar recorded 37.2 and 38.4 degrees Celsius.
The Regional Met centre of the IMD has forecast that there will be no large change in Maximum temperature (Day temperature) over the districts of Odisha during next 3-4 days.
Thunderstorm and moderate rainfall warning has been issued for several districts of the State for the next 5 days which is also believed to continue the period of relief from sweltering heat.