While dry weather prevailed in most places of Odisha, the State will not witness any major change in temperature in the next 24 hours, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
HR Biswas, director of IMD regional centre, Bhubaneswar in his weather briefing said that shallow to moderate fog is likely to prevail in isolated pockets of the State in the next 24 hours.
Forecasting weather for the next five days, Biswas said, “Mostly dry weather will prevail across the State in the next five days. In the next 24 hours, shallow to moderate fog is likely to prevail in isolated pockets in the coastal Odisha districts and Mayurbhanj, Angul, Dhenkanal and Kandhamal districts.”
He said dry weather had prevailed in all the districts in the past 24 hours while shallow to moderate fog was seen in isolated pockets.
“In most of the places in the State, the minimum temperature fell by 2 to 3 degrees in the past 24 hours. The lowest temperature of 16 degree Celsius was recorded in Titilagarh in the plans of Odisha while hills station Daringbadi recorded 13 degree Celsius,” Biswas said.
Earlier in the day, the weather office informed that a low pressure area is likely to form over South Andaman sea around November 29. The system is likely to became more marked and move west-northwestward in the subsequent 48 hours.