On Friday, 11 places in Odisha have recorded a temperature above 40 when the intense heat has already been prevailing for a while now. This has added to the woes of people.
According to the Met Department, Titlagarh recorded the highest temperature with 44 degree Celsius, Bolangir at 43 degree Celsius and Jharsuguda at 42.2 degree Celsius.
Besides, Bhawanipatna, Malkangiri, and Sonepur touched 42 degrees Celsius, while Sambalpur, Hirakud and Angul at 41.9, 41.5 and 41.1 degrees Celsius, respectively. Sundergarh and Phulbani recorded 40.5 and 40.2 degrees Celsius respectively.
People are praying and waiting for the rain god to show some mercy.Odisha News Insight