The capital city Bhubaneswar of Odisha the 40 degrees mark for the first time this year while Malkangiri recorded the highest temperature of 42.8 degree Celsius in the state on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar recorded 40.6 degree Celsius while 10 places recorded above 40 degree Celsius, said a bulletin of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre.
Heatwave conditions continued to take major towns into its grip as at least 10 stations recorded day temperature of over 40 degrees Celsius.
While Malkangiri recorded the highest temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius, Bhubaneswar, the state capital, crossed the 40-degree Celsius-mark for the first time this year. It recorded 40.6 degrees Celsius, said a bulletin from the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre.
Western Odisha towns of Bolangir and Titlagarh recorded 41.7 and 41.5 degrees, respectively.
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