Bhubaneswar: As many as six places in State today emerged hottest with above 45 degrees C.
Similarly, the mercury crossed 40 degrees C in 15 places of Odisha. Sambalpur became hottest town where mercury touched 45.6 degC followed by Talcher which recorded 45.3 degC. Similalry, Hirakud sizzled at 45.2 degC, Bhubaneswar 42.4 degC, Cuttack 40.5 degC .
The heat wave condition will persist for three more days, Met department predicted.
The department advised the people to stay indoors during day time especially between 11 am and 3 pm.