Bhubaneswar, April 21 :
At least five people have died due to sunstroke in Odisha this summer, an official said Monday.
The districts of Boudh, Puri and Sambalpur have reported one death each this month, he said.
While three of the dead were over 65-years old, two were aged 45 and 52 respectively, he said.
A heat wave has been sweeping across the state for the past several weeks with some places experiencing a maximum temperature of over 40 degrees Celsius.