Mercury Mayhem in Western Odisha

Published: 05th April 2016 05:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2016 05:24 AM   |  A+A-


BHUBANESWAR: Western Odisha districts have started to sizzle with mercury shooting up across the State. On Monday, Bhawanipatna posted 43.2 degree Celsius, the season’s highest day temperature. Balangir, another western town, recorded 43 degree Celsius.

As many as eight centres reported above 40 degree Celsius temperature. Most of them were in western and adjoining northern districts. Jharsuguda and Hirakud recorded at least 42.5 degree C whereas Sambalpur and Sundargarh registered 42 degree C on the day.

The Met office said while weather will remain mainly dry in most parts of the State over next four days, rain and thundershowers could hit some places in interior and north coastal districts during the period. However, day temperature may further rise across the districts from April 9.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp