Early Winter! Morning Chill In Odisha From Nov 8, Dec – Jan Will See Cold Blast


Bhubaneswar: As per the model forecasts, forty-eight hours after the Diwali day, morning chill will be sweeping Odisha.

Even, the State Capital Bhubaneswar will be seeing a nearly 3-degree drop in the minimum temperature on November 8-9.

As per the forecast charts of ACCESS-G3, NCEP-GFS and ECMWF, the winter will set on early in Odisha from November 7. And this year the first chill will envelop the district of Mayubhanj and adjoining places in Keonjhar.

Even the morning temperature in Daringibadi will dip to 14 deg C on Nov 9-11, and the Kandhamal district as a whole will record a morning temperature of around 16 deg C from next week.

However, the big forecast by ECMWF is, on November 9, places in the districts of Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh will witness the mercury dropping to bone-chilling 12 deg C.

As per IMD long-range forecast, the minimum temperature in Odisha will post a big drop from Nov 5. The district-wise prediction is given below.

  • Nuapada, Bolangir, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sonepur, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbahnaj – Minimum temperature will drop to around 14 deg C from Nov 5-6
  • Angul, Boudh, Dhenkanal, parts of Kalahandi and Kandhamal are predicted to record a minimum temperature of around 16 deg C from Nov 9-10.
  • The coastal region and southern Odisha districts are predicted to record a minimum temperature of around 18 deg C from Nov 8.

The IMD forecast has also predicted a cooler November in districts like Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundargar, Angul and Malkangiri, as revealed by the anomaly chart of IMD.

As per forecasts, north India will be hit by a cold blast. Odisha may also witness chilly days. Fog and rain will dominate in late Dec and Jan 2022.

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