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Major parts of Odisha reeled under scorching heatwave conditions

Bhubaneswar:20/4/22: Major parts of Odisha reeled under scorching heatwave conditions as six places in the State recorded a maximum day temperature of 43 degrees and above out of the 19 places that breached the 40 degrees Celsius mark, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Sonepur was the hottest place in the State recording the highest temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius.

The places that recorded 40 degrees Celsius or more are Angul (42.1), Baripada (40.4), Jharsuguda (43.0), Keonjhar (40.6), Sambalpur (42.4), Sundargarh (43.0), Hirakud (41.0), Bhawanipatna (41.5), Bolangir (44.0), Titilagarh (43.0), Talcher (41.4), Bhadrak (40.5), Bargarh (40.6), Nuapada (41.5), Sonepur (44.5), Boudh (43.0), Nayagarh (40.0), Paralakhemundi (40.8) and Malkangiri (40.0).

The twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar recorded a maximum temperature of 37.0 and 37.1 degrees Celsius respectively.

The seaside town of Gopalpur was the coolest place with a temperature of 30.1 degrees Celsius followed by Puri at 32.0 and Paradip at 33.1.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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