Mercury Dips Below 15 Degrees At 15 Places In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave continues to sweep Odisha with the mercury dropping below 15 degree Celsius in as many as 15 places in the state.

Sonepur remained the coldest station in the state by recording minimum temperature of 8.8 degree Celsius last night followed by Daringbadi with 9 degree Celcius, Phulbani (9.8 degree Celsius), informed the IMD’s Regional Centre.

As per the Regional Meteorological Centre, the minimum temperature plummeted to 10 degrees in Angul, 12 degrees each in Baripada and Bhawanipatna, 12.4 degrees each in Koraput and Keonjhar, 13.2 degrees in Jharsuguda, 14 degrees each in Sundargarh, Talcher, Boudh and Bolangir, 14.5 degrees in Cuttack and 14.8 degrees in Chandbali.

The Capital City of Bhubaneswar witnessed lowest temperature at 15.4 degree.

On Sunday, the mercury level had dipped below 15 degree Celsius in 11 places across the State. As the coldest place in the State, the night temperature in Sonepur had dropped to 9 degrees. Cold wave conditions had also prevailed in other interior districts of the State.