The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued ‘yellow warning’ for intense cold wave conditions in several districts in Odisha.
As per IMD, the cold wave conditions will continue for another two days. It is pertinent to mention here that the state is under the grip of freezing cold conditions which are continuing since the past two days.
On Saturday, Similiguda recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 2 degrees.
“Northwesterly/ northerly dry and cold wind at lower levels penetrating over Odisha and under its influence isolated cold wave very likely over some parts of Odisha during next two days,” said IMD in its bulletin.
Day-1 (Valid up to 0830 Hrs IST of 08.01.2023)
Yellow Warning (Be updated): Cold wave condition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Angul, and Dhenkanal.
Day-2(Valid from 0830 Hrs IST of 08.01.2023 to 0830 Hrs IST of 09.01.2023)
Yellow Warning (Be updated) Cold wavecondition very likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Boudh, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Angul, and Dhenkanal.
Stay indoor during night and early morning and use multiple clothes to avoid exposure to cold. Do arrangement to keep livestock in shaded/indoor area during night. Avoid movement during night specially through two wheelers/ open cars