Devbrat Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Though there will be no large change in minimum temperature during next 2-3 days, the Regional Met department has said that cold wave conditions are likely to intensify thereafter with probabilities of night temperatures decreasing by 2-3 degrees over all the districts of Odisha after the said period.

There has been a slight decrease in minimum temperature/ night temperature is most of the districts with Phulbani recording below 10 degree Celsius of the minimum temperature.

However, as there is a prediction of slight drizzles in parts of Odisha in the next two days, the temperature thereafter will most likely decrease after cloud cover fades away.

As per official reports, Phulbani recorded the lowest temperature of 9.3 degree Celsius on Wednesday followed by Angul at 10 deg Celsius. The temperature even dipped in twin Cities of Cuttack & Bhubaneswar which recorded 12.8 degree Celsius and 14.4 degree Celsius, respectively.

Apart from these, 12 more places recorded temperatures below 15 degrees. Sonepur chilled at 11.8 deg C, Sundergarh 12.5 deg C, Talcher and Titlagarh 12.6 deg C, Balasore 12.8 deg C, Keonjhar 13 deg C, Koraput 13.2 deg C, Daringbadi 13.3 deg C, Baripada 13.5 deg C, Sambalpur 13.7 deg C, Chandbali 14 deg C and Jharsuguda 14.4 degree Celsius.

While the districts of Sundergarh and Kalahandi witnessed dense fog cover, shallow to moderate fog conditions are very likely to prevail at one or two places over all the districts of Odisha during the next 2-3 days.