Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave conditions continued to prevail over Odisha as the mercury level dipped below 10 degrees Celsius in 13 places on Sunday. Sonepur recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 4.8 degree Celsius followed by 5 degree in Phulbani and 6 degree Celsius in Angul.

Twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar recorded a minimum temperature of 10.2 and 11.3 degree Celsius, respectively.

Sudarsan Mishra, duty officer of Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar informed that 10 places in Odisha recorded minimum temperature below 10 degree Celsius mark yesterday.

Though there is no forecast of rainfall in the next five days, the minimum temperature will be below normal for the next two to three days.

“There is a possibility of rise in temperature after two to three days. Shallow to moderate fog will also prevail in some districts across Odisha,” said Mishra.