Bhubaneswar, April 25: Bhubaneswar continues to sizzle as it recorded a maximum temperature of 43.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. The state capital has recorded a maximum temperature of 42.1 degree Celsius on Saturday.
As many as 17 places in the state today recorded temperature of 40 degree Celsius and more. The other places are Balsaore, Cuttack, Baripada, Angul, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Hirakud, Talcher, Bhawanipatna, Balangir, Titlagarh, Malkangiri, Sonepur, Nayagarh and Boudh.
Officials in the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar said that Maximum temperature (day temperature) is likely to rise gradually by 2-3°C at many places over the districts of Odisha during next 2-3 days and there will be no large change thereafter.