Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 19:
There will be no immediate respite for people reeling under scorching heat as the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre has predicted that heat wave conditions are likely to prevail in Odisha till April 24.
The conditions are unlikely to get better after the period as it has predicted continuation of the heat wave after April 24 as well.
However, thunder squall accompanied with hail/rain and wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph likely to occur at one or two places over north Odisha and district of Khurda, a bulletin of the meteorological centre said.
Strong and gusty surface wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting 55 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast for which fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into sea.