Mercury shoots above 40 degree C at six places

Bhubaneswar: After a few days of respite from the scorching heat, the State has once again turned into a furnace as the daytime temperature hovered above 40 degree Celsius in six places today.

According to reports, Talcher in Angul district recorded highest temperature of 42 degree Celsius.

The highest temperature here in the capital city was 40.2 degree Celsius, the reports added.