Weather continues to be a challenge for the people of Odisha, who faced the deadly aftermath of Cyclone Fani earlier this month. Locals in several districts of the state are now struggling under intense heat wave.
The capital city, Bhubaneshwar on Saturday recorded 39.5 degree Celsius while its neighbouring Cuttack sizzled at 40.5 degree Celsius.
The western districts of the state, Titlagarh and Bolangir recorded temperature at 46.5 degree C and 46.3 degree C respectively. In towns like Talcher, harsuguda, and Sambalpur the temperature crossed 45 degree Celcius.
Meanwhile, Sonepur, Hirakud, Bhawanipatna, and Angul recorded temperatures of 44.8 deg C, 44.5 deg C, 44.3 deg C, and 44.1 deg C respectively.
According to the Met office, heat wave condition is very likely to prevail at some places till Monday. It cautioned the people of the western region of this extreme weather condition in Odisha.
Other than Odisha, Telangana too is suffering from intense heat wave condition. Ramagundam recording the highest maximum temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius.
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According to the IMD, Khammam, Nizamabad, and Bhadrachalam recorded 45, 44.5 and 44.2 respectively. In its weather warning for Telangana, the IMD said heat wave conditions are very likely to prevail at isolated pockets over Telangana on Sunday.
In view of the heat wave conditions, the state government extended summer holidays for schools up to June 11.