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Tag: Heat

Summer vacation in Odisha schools extended till June 25

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today extended the summer vacation of all schools including privately run ones till June 25. As per the previous schedule, the schools were supposed to re-open tomorrow, but due to prevailing heat wave conditions, the vacation was extended. The extension of the vacation was officially announced by School and Mass Education […]

Mercury crosses 40 degree Celsius in 11 places of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave condition remained unabated in Odisha, particularly in the western region, with the temperature soaring above 40 degree Celsius in at least 11 places on Monday. Coastal and interior areas of the state also reeled under unbearable weather conditions due to rising temperature coupled with high level of relative humidity. Hirakud in western […]

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Heat wave alert: No relief in sight for Odisha for next couple of days

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no respite from the scorching summer as heat wave continues to make the lives of people miserable. According to State’s meteorological department, intense heat conditions will prevail across the State for the next couple of days. Meteorologist of Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, AK Nayak informed that the maximum temperature […]

Mercury crosses 44 deg C in 9 places as Odisha swelters under intense heat wave

Bhubaneswar: The heat wave condition continues to intensify in Odisha with nine places of the State recording temperatures above 44 degree Celsius today. As per data of the Meteorological department, Titlagarh seemed to have turned into a burning cauldron as it recorded temperature of 46.5 degree Celsius, the maximum for any station this summer. Other […]

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Heat Wave Warning For Two More Days In Odisha; Yellow Warning Issued

Bhubaneswar: Post the severe cyclonic storm, heatwave continued to grip Odisha with mercury hovering over 40 degree Celsius in 11 places of the State on Thursday. Officials of the Regional Meteorological Department have predicted that similar situation will persist for two more days. A yellow warning has been issued in view of severe heatwave conditions […]

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Temperature to shoot up from April 25 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to experience high temperatures in view of intense heat wave condition after April 25, informed the Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar predicted today. At present, the entire State is reeling under scorching heat and the mercury is rising with every passing day with Bhubaneswar recording the highest temperature of 43.7 degree […]

Weather Alert: Mercury to soar above 40 deg C in Odisha after March 22

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Department Wednesday has predicted that the temperature will be rising across Odisha after two days, i.e, from March 23. Temperature in many places is likely to rise above 40 degree Celsius, sources said. Officials of the Met department said some districts including Nabarangpur, Koraput and Kalahandi might experience Nor’wester rains for […]

Rains in Odisha in next 48 hours: Met

Bhubaneswar: While the temperature continues to slowly inch up towards 40 degree mark in Odisha, people of the State might get a bit of relief from the heat under the impact of rain in the next 48 hours. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today informed that rainfall is likely to occur in several parts […]

Delhiites get respite from dust pollution and heat

New Delhi: New Delhi and surrounding areas on Sunday saw a respite from both dust pollution and heat, with air quality improving from severe due to changing wind directions, and maximum temperature falling to 36.8 degrees, three notches below average. Monday will also see similar weather. Maximum temperature on Monday is likely to hover around […]

Jammu city records hottest day of season, sizzles at 42.5 degrees Celsius

Jammu: The maximum temperature recorded on Sunday in Jammu city was 42.5 degrees Celsius, which is the hottest recorded so far this season, a weather official said on Monday. “This is the hottest recorded so far this season. The heat wave conditions are likely to continue and the maximum temperature is expected to rise further […]

Weather alert: Thunderstorm warning for 15 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department here issued a thunderstorm warning for 15 districts across Odisha and advised people to remain alert between 7.30 am to 11.30 am today. As per the latest forecast, thunderstorm accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind reaching a speed of 50 to 60 kmph is likely to occur in Dhenkanal, […]

Sunstroke toll rises to 9 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Sunstroke toll climbed to nine in Odisha today with the death of one person reported from Bhadrak district on Wednesday. Bhawanipatna and Balangir became the hottest place recording 45.2 degrees Celsius. The Special Relief Commissioner’s (SRC) office said an 80-year-old man died of sunstroke in Bhadrak district, pushing the heat-related toll in the state […]

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Sunstroke toll in Odisha rises to eight

Bhubaneswar: With the intense heat wave throwing normal life out of gear in Odisha, the sunstroke toll went up to eight in the state on Saturday. The Special Relief Commissioner’s (SRC) office said at least three heat-related deaths have been reported from Angul district, two each from Sambalpur and Bargarh and one in Balangir district.As […]

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Thunderstorm brings relief from scorching heat

Bhubaneswar: Residents of the Capital city today heaved a sigh of relief from the sweltering heat after a short thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds and hail hit the town and some other parts of the State. Besides Bhubaneswar, parts of Dhenkanal, Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak also witnessed nor’wester rain and heavy wind. Trees were reportedly uprooted […]

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Heat intensifies in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The searing heat intensified in Odisha today with Balangir being the hottest place at 44 degree celsius in the state, where two sunstroke deaths have so far been reported. The mercury breached the 40-degree mark in at least 10 places in the state. Titlagarh recorded a maximum temperature of 43.6 degree celsius, followed by […]

Low pressure area to bring relief from scorching heat in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area which has formed over south-east Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of Odisha, bringing people relief from the scorching heat, officials said on Friday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said the low pressure is likely to concentrate into a depression during the next 36 hours […]