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Scorching weather continues; Odisha’s Titlagarh hottest

Several parts of the country continued to reel under scorching heat on Sunday as mercury hit a high of 46.3 degrees Celsius in east Indian state Odisha’s Titlagarh while pre-monsoon showers accompanied by squall and hailstorm created havoc in north east Indian state of Mizoram destroying hundreds of houses.

Delhiites experienced another hot day with the maximum temperature, recorded at 4.30 pm, settling at 40.1 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, and the minimum registering 29.8 degrees Celsius, eight notches above average.

The maximum temperature had on Saturday shot up to 44 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest April day in the national capital in the past six years, an MeT official said.

The heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified in ten western districts as Titlagarh turned out to be the hottest place in the state recording 46.3 degrees Celsius while temperature fell marginally in the coastal belt.

The entire western region of the state continued to boil under blistering temperature, while the heat wave also prevailed in parts of interior Odisha.
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