Three sunstroke deaths reported in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded the season’s first three allegations of sunstroke death on Thursday.

While two deaths related to sunstroke reported from Kendrapada and one recorded from Balasore district, said an official report.

A senior officer of the Special Relief commissioner (SRC) office said all allegations were sent for inquiry before final report of confirmation.

Meanwhile, several parts of Odisha continued to experience intense heat wave on Thursday. Titlagarh and Bolangir saw a record high temperature of 43.8 degrees Celsius.

Jharsuguda boiled at 43.4 degree Celsius, Angul at 43.1 degree Celsius and Sonepur at 43 degree Celsius. Besides mercury at five more places in interior pockets were hovering at over 42 degree Celsius.