After reeling from freezing conditions, no respite seems to be coming for the people in different parts of Odisha as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted that the cold wave conditions will prevail for the next couple of days.
In its latest weather bulletin, the IMD said, “Northwesterly/northerly dry and cold wind at lower levels penetrating over Odisha and under its influence isolated cold wave is very likely over some parts of Odisha during next two days.”
IMD further said that there will be no major change in the minimum temperature (night temperature) during the next two to three days and rise gradually rise by 2 to 4 degrees in subsequent period over the districts of Odisha. The minimum temperature is very likely to be below normal by three to five degrees at many places over the districts Odisha during next two to three days.
Jharsuguda recorded the lowest minimum temperature on Friday night.
Forecast for Odisha
Day-1 (Valid up to 0830 Hrs IST of 08.01.2023)
Yellow Warning: Cold wave condition is 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: Cold wave condition is 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.