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5 dead in Odisha due to Heat waves

Bhubaneshwar: At least five people have died due to sunstroke in Odisha this summer, an official said on Monday.Two people died in the coastal district of Cuttack, one on March 23 and another on April

IANS [ Updated: April 21, 2014 17:03 IST ]
5 dead in odisha due to heat waves
5 dead in odisha due to heat waves

Bhubaneshwar: At least five people have died due to sunstroke in Odisha this summer, an official said on Monday.

Two people died in the coastal district of Cuttack, one on March 23 and another on April 14, an official of the state revenue department told IANS.

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.

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