Bhubaneswar, March 20 (LocalWire): The day temperature here is likely to rise above 40 Celsius from 22 March and will continue to stay so for some more days, a senior Met official said here today.
A severe thunderstorm is also forecast today and tomorrow.
Nabarangpur, Koraput, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Nuapada, Balangir and a few interior areas will witness heavy downpour today.
Simillarly, the districts of north Odisha like Baleswar, Mayurbhanj, Khurda, Kendujhar, Nayagarh, Rayagada and Gajapati would experience thunderstorm, heavy rain and wind on 22 March.
Temperature in the districts will increase by four to five degrees by the month end, Met department sources said.