Bhubaneswar/Phulbani: While winter has already made its presence felt across Odisha with chilly nights and foggy mornings, people of the state are going to witness intense cold further in coming days.
The regional Met centre said the temperature will further dip by two to three degree Celsius from November 17. Few other stations besides Daringbadi will record below 10 degree Celsius temperature in coming days. “The weather will mostly remain dry. The night temperature will drop by two to three degree Celsius in south and interior Odisha, besides Daringbadi, in next three days,” said a weather official.
Daringbadi, known as Kashmir of Odisha, is reeling under intense cold with the temperature remaining below 10 degree Celsius during the last three days. Yesterday, Daringbadi of Kandhamal district recorded the lowest temperature of 9.5 degree Celsius this year. The temperature, which was 12.5 degree Celsius on November 12, dropped to 10 degree Celsius on November 13 and 14.
With this, large number of visitors from several places across the state and outside are seen flocking to the hill station and several other nearby tourist spots. Places like Midubanda Waterfall, Lovers’ Point, Cycle Valley, Coffee garden, Hill View Park and Emu bird sanctuary are drawing huge footfalls this winter.