Heatwave scorches Odisha, Jharsuguda hottest at 45.6 degC

Updated: Jun 9 2023 9:53PM

Bhubaneswar, Jun 9 (PTI) Heatwave conditions scorched Odisha on Friday with 22 weather stations recording a temperature of more than 40 degrees Celsius, officials said.

Jharsuguda was the hottest district in the state with the mercury climbing to 45.6 degrees Celsius, they said.

The heatwave conditions are likely to prevail over the next four days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement.