The migratory birds also flock the shores of Orissa in winter, the state is well explored any time of the year but summers March to June are hot and humid. The rainy season lasts from July to October, and the state receives heavy rainfall during the period. The Puri Jagannath Rath yatra takes place during the months of June/July. The Konark festivaL takes place in the winter month of December.
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The bubbling hot sulphur spring of Taptapani lies deep in the forests, 50 kms from Behrampur. The spring's healing waters are piped directly into the bathrooms of the Panthanivas (tourist bungalow) since it is the most practical way of taking advantage of its healing powers.
Situated about 42 kms from Bhubaneshwar, Atri is best known for its hot sulphur spring and the Lord Hatakeswar temple. The water temperature remains a constant 55 degree and is believed to have medicinal properties.
Situated amidst a bowl of green near Athamallik 90 kms from Angul, Deulajhari is famous for a hot water spring. The hot spring seems to flow from the bottom (pedestal) of the Shiva lingam.
In the Nayagarh district, Tarabalo is famous for a cluster of hot springs dotted over an area of 8 acres. It is 75 kms from Bhubaneshwar.