Heat wave affects normal life in western Orissa

April 6, 2010 at 6:04 pm Leave a comment

Following is a report from The Hindu:

BHUBANESWAR: Life came to standstill in many parts of western Orissa towns where daytime temperature was hovering around 43 degree Celsius mark – about 5 degree Celsius more than the normal temperature being experienced at this point of time.

Titlagarh, which is considered as the hottest place of the State , lived up to its reputation recording maximum temperature at 43.2 degree Celsius.

Bolangir and Bhawanipatna, the district headquarter towns, which are not far away from Titlagarh experienced torrid time.

Mercury level at the Bolangir and Bhawanipatna shot up to 42.8 degree Celsius and 42.2 degree Celsius.

Sambalpur, another major town in Western Orissa, had 43.1 degree Celsius as maximum temperature that affected normal life.

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Entry filed under: Balangir, Industries and Environmental Issues, Industries and mineral resources, Kalahandi, Region watch, Sambalpur.

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