Three more died in Sunstroke in the state on Friday.Temperature touched 44°C at Titlagarh in Balangir district.Two of the Deaths were reported from Sambalpur district and one from Anugul.
The state on Thrusday recorded 3 sunstroke deaths of this season.Two died in Kendrapada and one in Balasore district as intense heat wave gripped parts of odisha.
Mercury touched 43.3°C at Titlagarh and 43°C in Balangir on Wednesday for the second day in succession as heatwave condition intensified in the state affecting lives.
Odisha virtually became a boiling pot today with as many as 14 cities in the State witnessing day above 40 degree Celsius. Mercury level remained at the top in Bolangir the city recording 43.3 degree Celsius.
Bolangir recorded the highest day time temperature of the season at 43 degree Celsius while nine other towns in the State recorded above 40 degree Celsius on Tuesday.
Rain or Thunder shower may occur at one or two places over coastal odisha. Bhubaneswar will have partly cloudy sky.
Rain or thunder shower may occur at one or two places over coastal Odisha. Bhubaneswar will have partly cloudy sky.
Mercury continued to soar on Sunday in major parts of the State with Titlagarh scorching at 43 degrees Celsius. Apart from Titlagarh, seven cities recorded above 40 degree Celsius. On Saturday, nine cities witnessed above 40 degree Celsius and Bolangir recording a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius.
Weather will be dry over Odisha. Heat wave condition may prevail at some places today. Bhubaneswar will have mainly clear sky,fog likely to prevail.
The blistering heat wave hit the entire State today with seven major cities across Odisha recording mercury level above 40 degree Celsius. The State capital Bhubaneswar and the millennium city Cuttack were also not far behind with both the cities recording temperature around 40 degree Celsius.