Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted a steep rise in maximum temperature for several parts of Odisha.
As per the latest IMD forecast, the maximum temperature (Day temperature) is likely to be above normal by 3-4 degrees Celsius at many places over the districts of Odisha during the next 3-4 days.
Similarly, there will be no large change in minimum temperature (Night temperature) in Odisha during the next 4-5 days.
IMD has also issued an alert stating that “Hot weather condition with above normal maximum temperature by about 5 degree Celsius likely at some places over the districts of Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Balasore, Angul, Mayurbhanj including Bhubaneswar City during next 2-3 days.”
As per the advisory, IMD has asked people of these districts to take precautionary measures while going out around noontime (1100hrs IST – 1500hrs IST).
t is pertinent to mention here that Bhubaneswar had recorded the highest temperature of 40.4 degrees Celsius which was the highest maximum temperature recorded in the country on Friday. Bhubaneswar had recorded a temperature of 39.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday.
Not only Bhubaneswar, but around 17 places in Odisha also recorded temperature above 37 degree Celsius yesterday.