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Whew! At 48.5 degrees, Odisha's Titlagarh hottest in India

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Bhubaneswar, April 24: Titlagarh in Odisha on Sunday registered a maximum temperature of 48.5 degrees Celsius, the highest in the country, while 17 other places recorded above 40 degrees, as people continued to reel under the blistering heat wave. The State government confirmed four deaths due to sunstroke, while it has received unconfirmed reports of 88 deaths due to heat stroke. The western town of Titlagarh recorded the highest temperature in the country for the third consecutive day. IANS

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