Vikash Sharma

People in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar experienced inconvenience due to dense fog conditions early Sunday morning. The visibility on the outskirts of the twin cities witnessed a considerable drop, creating problems for the commuters.

Even though the early winter chill has almost faded away, the dense fog conditions created many problems, especially for the movement of vehicular traffic.

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a yellow warning for dense fog in several parts of Odisha. Apart from the dense fog alert, the IMD also predicted a rise in the minimum( night) temperature in the state.

As per IMD, the minimum temperature is likely to rise gradually by 2 to 3 degree Celsius during the next 3 days.

Weather Forecast Issued On Saturday:
Day 2 (Valid from 0830 hrs IST of 18.02.2024 to 0830 hrs IST of 19.02.2024)

Yellow Warning:  Dense fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Sonepur, Boudh, Sambalpur, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda.

Day 3 (Valid from 0830 hrs IST of 19.02.2024 to 0830 hrs IST of 20.02.2024)

Yellow Warning: Dense fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Sonepur, Boudh, Puri, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Gajapati, Bolangir, Sambalpur.