School vacation in Odisha has been extended until June, as heat wave prevails in the state with the highest temperature recorded at 48.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday.
On Sunday, Odisha government confirmed four deaths due to sun stroke; however, reports said the death toll in the state due to heatwave has risen to 88.
Other than Odisha, a severe heat wave continued to grip many parts of India on Sunday.
Bihar continued to sizzle under intense heatwave with maximum temperature at 41.1 degrees Celsius in Patna.
In Delhi, the mercury remained below 40 degree Celsius mark, the maximum temperature settled at 37.3 degrees Celsius.
In West Bengal, Bankura district touched the highest at 43.8 degrees Celsius while Kolkata recorded an above normal 40.2 degrees Celsius.