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Sun-stroke toll in Orissa mounts to 110

The toll due to suspected sun-stroke in Orissa mounted to 110 with five more deaths reported today.



Bhubaneswar: The toll due to suspected
sun-stroke in Orissa mounted to 110 with five more deaths
reported today.

The death count, which stood at 105 till Monday,
increased to 110, official sources said.

The local Met office which was issuing heat wave
warnings for the last 25 days, forecast thundersqualls
accompanied with hail and gusty winds tomorrow.

Talcher recorded the maximum temperature of 44.3 degree
Celsius, while it was 43.3 degree at Bhawanipatna and
Sambalpur, 43 degree C at Balangir and 43.2 degree Celsius at
Jharsuguda, the Met office said.

In the state capital, the maximum temperature was 38.8
degree Celsius, it said.

PTI

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