Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 23:
Bhawanipatna was the hottest place with 42.5 degree followed by Bhubaneswar. where temperature soared to 42.2 degree with intense humid conditions making life miserable.
The temperature also rose to 40 degree and above in Chandbali (40.9), Cuttack (40), Angul (42.1), Baripada (40.6), Jharsuguda (40.9), Sambalpur (41.7), Hirakud (41.2), Talcher (41.5), Bolangir (41.5), Titlagarh (42), Malkangiri (41) and Sonepur (40.2).
The Met office has predicted that the ongoing heat wave condition would be further intensified after April 25 and continue till April 30 when the temperature would go up by 1 or 2 degree Celsius due to the inflow of the north-westerly wind into the state.