The cold waves return as Odisha’s similiguda sinks to 2 degrees Celsius

The cold waves return as Odisha's similiguda sinks to 2 degrees Celsius

Odisha was engulfed in a cold wave as temperatures fell below 10 degrees Celsius in 21 locations last night.

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Similiguda in the Koraput district registered 2 degrees Celsius during the course of the previous 24 hours, making it the coldest place in the state.

The lowest temperature fell to 4.4 degree C in Kirei, 4.6 in G Udayagiri, 5 degree C in Phulbani, 6.4 degree C in Rourkela, 6.5 degree C in Sundargarh, 6.5 degree C in Koraput, 6.6 degree C in Jharsuguda, 6.7 degree C in Daringibadi, 7.2 degree C in Keonjhar, 7.2 degree C in Bhawanipatna, 8 degree C in Dhenkanal, 8.5 degree C in Sonepur, 8.6 degree C in Angul, 9 degree C in Baripada, 9 degree C in Nabarangpur, 9.3 degree C in Sambalpur, 9.4 degree C in Ranital, 9.5 degree C in Bhadrak, 9.5 degree C in Mahisapat and 9.6 degree C in Hirakud.

Last night, the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar recorded 10.5 and 11.5 degrees Celsius, respectively.

According to Bhubaneswar MeT, the nighttime temperature won’t vary significantly over the next two days and will gradually increase by 2-4 degrees C during the following several days in the districts.

For Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, and Angul districts where isolated cold wave conditions are predicted to persist until January 9 am, the meteorological department has issued a yellow alert. Between January 9 morning and January 10 morning, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, and Angul districts are anticipated to experience cold wave conditions.

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