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Odisha: A mist cooling system has been constructed at Sambalpur Junction station to combat the scorching summer heat.

by Shailee Mishra

Date & Time: May 05, 2022 8:00 PM

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Highlights

• Mist cooling system installed at railway station in odisha.
• Meanwhile, Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, saw rainfall on 2nd may night and 3rd may eve.

Mist Cooling Systems have been installed at railway stations in Odisha to assist commuters on platforms in beating the sweltering summer heat. “To help passengers beat the sweltering summer heat, Sambalpur Junction Railway Station, ECoR has set up a 'Mist cooling system,' providing comfort to passengers waiting at the platform," the Ministry of Railways said in a video posted on Twitter.

What is Ecor?

The East Coast Railway (abbreviated ECoR) is one of Indian Railways' 18 railway zones. It was established on April 1, 2003. The zone's headquarters are in Bhubaneswar.

Meanwhile, rain fell on 2nd may night and 3rd may eve in Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha.

Rain showers brought relief to city dwellers, breaking the spell of an unforgiving heat wave.Rainfall in and around Bhubaneshwar is expected to continue Wednesday morning, according to the India Meteorological Department, which forecasts light to moderate precipitation for the next few hours. An agency official advised people to stay in safer places to avoid lightning strikes.

Light to moderate rain and thunderstorms are expected in some areas of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar over the next few hours. People are advised to relocate to safer areas to avoid being struck by lightning," said Umashankar Das, Senior Scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar.

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