Balangir in Odisha is the hottest city in India

BHUBANESWAR: Bolangir was the hottest place in the country recording the highest temperature of 44.2 degree Celsius on Saturday. “Cool breeze blowing from the sea has helped in keeping the temperature levels low in coastal parts of the state. Titilagarh, another summer hotspot, sizzled with 44 degree Celsius while 13 places in the state recorded temperature over 40 degrees. “Severe heat wave conditions will prevail in some parts of interior Odisha in the next few days. Met office issued warning of severe heatwave conditions in interior areas of the state in the next couple of days.