No respite from cold wave; Mercury to dip by 4°C in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The cold wave conditions are likely to impact across Odisha with fall in minimum temperature from tomorrow.

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, the minimum temperature (night temperature) is likely to drop by 4 degree Celsius in the State.

Such weather conditions are likely to prevail till February 10.

The Regional Meteorological Center also issued yellow warning  and warned citizens to avoid prolonged exposure to cold during night and early morning.

“Cold is tolerable but mild health concern for infant and elderly people will be seen. Keep live stocks in indoors and shaded areas during night and early in the morning,” the Meteorological Center advised.

Yellow Warning (From 08:30 hrs of February 07 to 08:30 hrs February 08)

Cold wave condition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Kalahandi and Kandhamal.

Yellow Warning (From 08:30 hrs of February 08 to 08:30 hrs February 09)

Cold wave condition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh, Sambalpur,Bargarh, Angul, Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nuapada, Nawarangpur, Balasore, Bhadrak and Sonepur.

Yellow Warning (From 08:30 hrs of February 09 to 08:30 hrs February 10)

Cold wave condition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of
Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar, Deogarh, Mayurbhanj, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Nawarangpur and Bolangir.

It is pertinent to mention here that, in the last 24 hrs, G. Udaygiri became the coldest place with the minimum temperature of 5.4 degree Celsius, Phulbani recorded 8.5 degree Celsius and Koraput 10.2 degree Celsius.

Similarly, the minimum temperature in twin city Bhubaneswar and Cuttack stood at 14.8 degree Celsius and 17.4 degree Celsius respectively.

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