Bhubaneswar: Seven places in Odisha recorded over 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. The temperature soared to 41.7 degrees Celsius in Bhubaneswar today making it the hottest.
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre here, seven places in Odisha recorded over 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
While Bhubaneswar recorded 41.7 degrees Celsius, Angul recorded 41.1 degrees Celsius followed by Sundergarh (40), Bhawanipatna (40), Titlagarh (41), Malkangiri (40.5) and Sonepur (40).
This apart, Cuttack recorded 39.4 degrees Celsius, Paradip (32.4), Balasore (34), Gopalpur (32.1), Puri (33.4) and Baripada (34.8). However, the coastal belt of the State experienced a slight respite.