“Heat wave conditions very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Khordha and Balasore for next 24 hours,” said the latest bulletin of the IMD.
“It is advised to take precautionary measures for hot weather while going outside during noontime (11 am to 3 pm) in these areas,” it added.
The Met Department also issued a yellow warning of thunderstorm with lightning over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Gajapati and Mayurbhanj for next 24 hours.
The weathermen also forecast that light to moderate rain or thundershower very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Nabarangpur, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Nayagarh and Kalahandi while dry weather very likely to prevail over the rest districts of the state during the period.
Today, the highest maximum temperature of 43 degree Celsius was recorded at Boudh and the lowest minimum temperature of 18.5 degree Celsius was recorded at Phulbani in the State, said the bulletin.