Bhubaneswar: Odisha continues to shiver under the impact of winter chill and the condition is likely to remain as such during the next two days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that there is less likelihood of any large change in minimum temperature (night temperature) during next 2 days.
The weather department has however said that temperature will witness a gradual rise of two to three degree Celsius after 2 days across Odisha.
Most stations across the State witnessed temperatures around 12 degree Celsius. Phulbani recorded the lowest of 7.5 degree Celsius, the lowest for the State on Saturday.
Daringbadi recorded 9 degree Celsius followed by Keonjhar with 10.5 degree Celsius. Mercury slumped to as low as 14.5 degree Celsius and 16 degree Celsius in Capital Bhubaneswar and Puri respectively.
Meanwhile, yellow warning for dense fog has been issued for five districts including Angul, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak and Kandhamal today.
On January 4, shallow to moderate fog very likely to occur at a few places over Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kandhamal, and at one or two places in Khordha, Puri, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh and Rayagada districts.
Moreover, yellow warning for dense fog has been issued for Bhadrak, Cuttack, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Kandhamal district tomorrow.
Let’s take a pictographic tour of the winter-hit districts of Odisha
[caption id="attachment_506208" align="alignnone" width="751"] People warm themselves around bonfire in Binika, Sonepur (Photo-OTV)[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_506210" align="alignnone" width="751"] Dense fog engulfs Sonepur district[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_506212" align="aligncenter" width="751"] Ground frost witnessed in several parts of Kandhamal district[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_506214" align="alignnone" width="751"] Morning scenes from Sonepur[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_506215" align="alignnone" width="751"] People exercise to keep fit in Mohana of Gajapati district[/caption]
(Edited By Suryakant Jena)