Cold Wave Grips Odisha, Phulbani Coldest At 7.5 Degrees Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Odisha continued to reel under cold wave with Phulbani in Kandhamal district registering the lowest temperature in the State.

According to a morning bulletin of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Phulbani recorded 7.5 degree Celsius followed by Daringbadi (9).

However, the night temperature remained below 15 degree Celsius at 20 places — Balasore (13.8), Chandbali (14), Cuttack (13.5), Angul (12.8), Baripada (11.2), Jharsuguda (12.8), Keonjhar (11.8), Sambalpur (14.6), Sundargarh (10), Hirakud (14.1), Talcher (12.3), Bhawanipatna (12), Balangir (12.4), Koraput (10.6), Titlagarh (14), Malkangiri (13), Sonepur (14), Nayagarh (14), Boudh (13.5) and Rayagada (11.5).

On the other hand, the IMD has issued a yellow warning for the six interior districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Angul, Boudh and Kandhamal for three days till January 2.

During the period, the night temperature in the coastal districts will fall by 2-3 degree Celsius and by 3-4 degree Celsius in the interior districts, said the IMD.