Bhubaneswar, June 6 (LocalWire): The Odisha State Disaster Management Agency (OSDMA) has warned of a severe heatwave across the state on Thursday.
The state-run agency expects the maximum temperature to cross 44 degrees in at least seven places in Odisha. These include Sohela, Boudh, Kantamal, Hinjilikatu, Polsara, Dharmasala, Khandapada and Gunpur.
While Boudh is likely to record as high as 44.4 degree Celsius, Bhandaripokhari, Hinjilikatu, Polsara, Dharmasala, and Khandapada are likely to record 44.3 degrees Celsius, OSDMA said in its bulletin.
The other places which are likely to record high temperature include Sohela (44.2 degrees), Kantamal (44.1 degrees), and Gunpur (44.2 degrees).
The Titlagarh town, known as state’s hottest town, the state capital Bhubaneswar and its neighbouring Cuttack are likely to remain less hot as the bulletin forecasts 41.9, 37.8 and 39 degree Celsius in these places respectively for today.
The weather officials said heatwave conditions are likely to prevail over many parts of the state for the next four days.