Sunstroke toll rises to 37 in OdishaJune 15th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Friday confirmed one more death due to sunstroke, taking the number of heat-related deaths in the state this summer to 37.
The latest death was reported from Kantia village under Sukinda police station area in Jajpur district, about 80 km from here, a senior official of the state disaster management department told IANS.
Although the mercury dipped slightly in some places including the capital Bhubaneswar due to a spell of rain Friday, maximum temperature continued to remain over 40 degrees Celsius at many places of western Odisha.
Titilagarh town in the district of Bolangir recorded a maximum temperature of 42.5 degrees Celsius — the day’s highest in the state.
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