Coastal Odisha to get relief from heat wave in 24 hrs: Met Dept

Bhubaneswar: The residents of coastal Odisha including state capital are likely to get some relief from the intense heat waves following the local Meteorological department’s prediction of a thunderstorm in the next 24 hours.
“South-west wind from the Bay of Bengal has helped the formation of moistures in coastal Odisha which is likely to take the shape of a thunderstorm in the next 24 hours resulting fall in temperature,” Suryakant Nayak  an official of the Meteorological department here said.
“Besides, a troughline due to the cyclonic storm at Meghalaya is running over Odisha upto Telengana for which we expect rain at few places in South Odisha,” Bhubaneswar met office Duty Officer Akshya Kumar Sahu said.
According to the weathermen the rising mercury level condition would persist in the internal parts of the Odisha for next 48 hours.
On Tuesday, the day temperature sore to 40 degree Celsius at 13 places in the state while for the past four days the mercury level in Bhubaneswar and most coastal parts of the state were hovering over 41 degree Celsius.
On Monday, at least 14 towns of the state recorded temperature above 40 degree Celsius.