Bhubaneswar: As many as 15 places in Odisha recorded maximum 40 degrees or more on Monday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) (Bhubaneswar centre) stated maximum temperature is very likely to rise by 2 to 3 degrees Celcius in the next two days.
As per IMD data, Titlagarh was the hottest today at 42.2 degrees followed by Baripada which recorded 42 degrees Celcius.
Bolangir recorded 41.5 degrees while, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda, shared a common maximum (daytime) temperature of 41.2 degrees on Monday.
The other places which recorded high daytime temperatures today are:
- Angul: 41.1 degrees;
- Hirakud: 41.1 degrees;
- Malkangiri: 41 degrees;
- Bhawanipatna: 40.8 degrees;
- Bhubaneswar: 40.5 degrees;
- Talcher: 40.3 degrees;
- Nayagarh: 40.3 degrees;
- Boudh: 40 degrees;
- Balasore: 40 degrees; and
- Cuttack: 40 degrees.
The detailed IMD report is below: