Bhubaneswar, May 23 (LocalWire): Amid sweltering heat and humidity, temperatures in Odisha soared as mercury crossed 45 degrees in Titlagarh, while temperatures above 40 degrees were recorded in 13 places today.
Titlagarh became the hottest place in the state with a maximum temperature of 45.5°C.
The state capital Bhubaneswar recorded a maximum temperature of 35.4 degrees Celsius, with Cuttack touching the same temperature, the Meteorological Centre here said.
While Angul recorded a maximum temperature of 41.3 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperatures in Balangir and Talcher were 43.5 degrees and 43.8 degrees respectively, the MeT office said.
The mercury touched 42.2 degrees Celsius in Jharsuguda, 42.6 degrees in Sambalpur, 42.2 degrees in Sonepur, 44.2 degrees in Bhawanipatna, 42.2 degrees in Hirakud and 43.0 degrees in Malkangiri, it said.