Bhubaneswar, May 16 (LocalWire): The Regional Meteorological Centre today said weather will continue to remain hot across the state for the next four to five days.
Mercury will stay two to three degrees Celsius above the normal level making the conditions extremely hot.
Seven stations have recorded temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius with Talcher topping the list at 42.5 degrees Celcius.
Conditions have been more severe in the interior and western regions of the state. Bhubaneshwar was warm at 39.4 degree Celsius.
The state is likely to welcome south-west monsoon by the third week of June.