Bhubaneswar Sizzles At 40.4 Degrees: Scorching Heat & Dry Weather To Continue

Bhubaneswar: The local station of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that dry and sunny weather is very likely to continue in most parts of Odisha over the next few days. According to the IMD, maximum temperature (Day temperature) is very likely to be above normal by 3 to 4 degrees at many places over the districts of Odisha during the next four to five days.

The highest maximum temperature of 40.4 degrees was recorded at Bhubaneswar (over the past 24 hours till 8:30 am on Sunday), while the lowest minimum temperature of 10.5 degrees was recorded at Phulbani on Sunday, IMD informed. “Fog in the morning and mainly clear sky later. The maximum and minimum temperature is very likely to be around 40°C and 22°C respectively in the Capital City over the next 24 hours.”

During the next 24 hours, there will be no large change both in maximum temperature (Day temperature) and minimum temperature (Night temperature) over the districts of Odisha. However, shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Angul, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Khurda, Nayagarh, and Kendrapara districts, said IMD.

They were markedly above normal at a few places over the districts of South Coastal Odisha, appreciably above normal at many places over the districts of North Coastal Odisha, at a few places over the districts of Interior Odisha, above normal at a few places over the districts of Interior Odisha and normal at elsewhere over the districts of Odisha, the IMD bulletin read.

“Minimum temperatures observed appreciable fall at a few places over the districts of South Interior Odisha, at one or two places over the districts of North Odisha and no large change at elsewhere over the districts of Odisha.”