Bhubaneswar: On Wednesday, three towns of Odisha, Baripada, Malkangiri and Boudh recorded the highest temperature of 39 degrees across the State.
Bhubaneswar was the second hottest at 38.6 degrees while Talcher recorded 38.3 degrees Celcius and stood at number three in the tally, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) report revealed.
Titlagarh and Nayagarh recorded 38 degrees while Angul and Bhawanipatna were fifth in the hottest towns’ tally at 37.7 degrees Celcius. The maximum temprature of Cuttack on Wednesday was 37.6 degrees, the IMD report informed.
In terms of maximum temprature on March 17, Paralakhamundi recorded the lowest 31 degrees preceeeded by Puri and Paradip at 32 degrees Celcius.
“There was a slight variation in maximum temprature in all stations but none recorded maximum temprature more than 40 degree Celcius,” the local IMD centre stated.
The maximum (day) temprature over all districts during the next 4 to 5 days is very likely to be above normal by 2 to 4 degrees.
The districts of Bargarh, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh are expected to witness light to moderate rain or thundershower during the next two days, the IMD further stated.