Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Odisha Sunday, with Daringbadi in Kandhamal district recording the lowest temperature in the state at 13 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
On the other hand, several parts of Odisha witnessed a dip in mercury with three places in the state recording less than 14 degree Celsius.
The IMD has forecast that similar conditions will prevail across the state for the next two to three days.
Apart from Daringbadi, the areas where temperatures dipped below 14 degrees Celsius are Angul, Sonepur and Phulbani.
Meanwhile Cuttack and Bhubaneswar reported 22 degree Celsius and 19.5 degree Celsius respectively.
The trough in easterlies from South Andaman Sea to Eastcentral Bay of Bengal moved southwards and dry weather most likely to prevail over the districts of Odisha, the MeT office predicted.
Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre scientist Umasankar Das said, “The hilly areas in the state witnessed a plummet in the temperature. Daringbadi reported lowest 13 degree Celsius while Koraput recorded 14 degree Celsius.”
The night temperature has slumped significantly in south coastal region and one or two places in the interior part of the state, Das added.
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