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Orange Warning For 7 Districts, Yellow For 16 As Chill Back In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Severe winter chill has made a comeback in Odisha with a steady dip in the night temperatures after a few days of warm weather. As per the prediction of weather department, the condition is likely to prevail for some more days. The north westerly/ northerly dry and cold wind at lower level penetrating over […]

Winter Alert: Cold Wave Conditions To Further Intensify In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no respite from chilly winter in Odisha as of now, as the Regional Meteorological Centre here has forecast intensification of cold wave conditions from tomorrow. The minimum temperature is likely to dip by 1-2 degrees over the coastal belt of Odisha during the next two days, while mercury levels are […]

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WINTER SCENES IN PICS: Nights, Early Mornings Get Chillier In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Winter has set in, and parts of Odisha continue to remain under a blanket of fog in early hours of the day and late evenings, throwing normal life out of gear. Night temperature in interior areas of the State have dipped below normal. As per the forecast of IMD’s regional meteorological centre in Bhubaneswar, […]

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IN PICS: Cold Wave Grips Odisha, Mercury Plunges Below 10 At Many Places

Bhubaneswar: People in interior and coastal districts of Odisha continued to remain in grip of a cold wave on Friday-Saturday as the minimum temperature settled below 10 degrees at many stations, officials said. “Weather conditions will mostly remain dry in the next 4-5 days. The night temperature is unlikely to drop further or see a […]

IN PICS: Cold Wave Intensifies, Yellow Warning Issued For Several Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha slowly moves towards the peak winter, cold wave conditions have intensified too with the mercury plummeting to below 10 degrees Celsius in the interior regions of the State. Light frost is expected at some areas of Phulbani district in next few days where night temperature has seen a significant drop over the […]

IN PICS: It's December And Odisha Is Slowly Stepping Into The Chilly Winter Mornings/Nights

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre here has predicted a drop in minimum temperature from the next week onwards. However, foggy and chilly conditions have started to grip many interior areas of the State. On Wednesday, the lowest minimum temperature of 13 degree Celsius was observed in Phulbani, Sundargarh and the picturesque Daringbadi. Next in the […]

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Odisha: Temperature To Drop Post December 20, MeT Predicts Rain Over Some Districts

Bhubaneswar: Prevalence of easterly winds in the State has led to a slight rise in the mercury level in the last few days, but by this weekend night temperature across interior and coastal districts would gradually fall, the Regional Centre of the IMD here has said. Latest forecast suggests that during the next 2-3 days […]

Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17
Dense Fog Engulfs Bhubaneswar, Several Parts Of Odisha; Mercury To Drop Further From Dec 17

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog engulfed the capital city and several places of the State throwing life out of gear in the early hours on Sunday. Visibility reduced below 200 metres in Bhubaneswar affecting vehicular movement on the national highway severely. “As forecasted, dense fog continues in Bhubaneswar city area. Airport observatory reported visibility of 200 metres […]

Odisha: Night Temp Drops Below 15 Deg In 15 Places, Dense Fog Alert Issued For Several Districts

Bhubaneswar: With the winter setting in gradually, mercury plummeted to less than 15 degree Celsius in as many as 15 places in the State on Tuesday. Cold wave condition in Odisha is likely to intensify as the night and day temperatures are expected to fall by a few degrees, especially in the interior areas, in […]

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Odisha’s Kandhamal In The Grip Of Shivering Cold, Foggy Conditions

Kandhamal: Over the last few days, cold wave condition seems to be tightening its grip in Odisha’s Kandhamal district. Chilly winds coupled with dense fog conditions has made things bittersweet for people here as they are bracing up for a harsh winter this year. Official MeT reports suggest mercury has plummeted to below 12 degree […]

Odisha Continues To Shiver As Mercury Plummets, 2 Cities Record Temperature Below 10 Degree Celsius
Odisha Continues To Shiver As Mercury Plummets, 2 Cities Record Temperature Below 10 Degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Cold conditions continue to grip Odisha with mercury plummeting below 10 degree Celsius in two places in the State in the last 24 hours. As per the latest report by Regional Meteorological Centre, Phulbani remained the coldest place in the State with 8.8 degree Celsius, while temperature dropped to 9.0 degree C in Sonepur. […]

Seven Stations In Odisha Record Temperature Below 15 Degree Celsius
Odisha Weather Update: Seven Stations Record Temperature Below 15 Degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to drop in Odisha with the minimum temperature plummeting below 15 degree Celsius in at least seven stations of the State on Thursday. Sonepur became the coldest place in the state as the minimum temperature dipped to 12.6 degree, informed the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar. Similarly, the minimum temperature stood at […]

Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Wakes Up To A Dense Foggy Morning, Night Temperatures To Dip Next Week

Bhubaneswar: People in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar and its nearby areas woke up to the season’s first dense fog, as visibility plummeted to 15-20 metres in the early hours of Wednesday. Not only Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, the interior parts of Angul, Sambalpur and Deogarh also witnessed dense foggy conditions this morning, informed […]

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Mercury Dips In Odisha, Sonepur Coldest As 11 Places Record Temp Below 15 Deg Celsius

Bhubaneswar: The night temperatures continued to plummet in Odisha as 11 stations recorded minimum temperature below 15 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sonepur remained the coldest at 9.4 degree Celsius, informed the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar. Similarly, Kandhamal’s Daringbadi registered 9.5 degree Celsius, followed by Phulbani at 10.0 degree C, Angul 11.0 degrees, Koraput 11.2 […]

With Winter And Covid, Be Prepared For 'Twindemic': Experts

New Delhi: In view of the winter season, health experts on Sunday said that they are worried about “twindemic”, as it is highly possible that people may contract both influenza and the Covid-19 infection, resulting in devastating consequences. With the medical care system already overwhelmed, experts are worried about the fast-approaching season of sniffles and […]

COVID-19 trend declining, but no time to be complacent: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday appealed the people of the State not to lower guard against COVID-19 as there are chances of rise in the number of infections particularly during the upcoming winter and festive season. With the festivities round the corner, Patnaik urged people not to congregate at public places and […]

Winter Could Be Colder This Year: IMD DG

New Delhi: Winter could be colder this season due to the prevailing La Nina conditions, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said on Wednesday. He said there should not be an impression that climate change leads to rise in the temperature, but on the contrary, it leads to erratic weather. “As weak La […]

Army Gears Up For Winter In Eastern Ladakh; Biggest Operation In Decades To Stock Supplies

New Delhi: In its biggest military logistics operation in decades, the Indian Army has rushed tanks, heavy weaponry, ammunition, fuel, food and essential winter supplies to high-altitude areas in eastern Ladakh to maintain its combat readiness through the treacherous winter of around four months, military sources said on Sunday. They said Chief of Army Staff […]

Delhi Freezes At 2.4 Deg C, Coldest Day Of Season

New Delhi: The national capital on Saturday recorded its coldest day of the season as the minimum temperature plummeted to 2.4 degrees Celsius in the morning, officials said. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility and affecting air traffic and vehicular movement in the streets. Mercury fell to its lowest in Delhi this season with […]

Odisha Govt Alerts Collectors On Possible Cold Wave Conditions

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday asked all district collectors to take appropriate measures to protect people from the cold conditions as the IMD has forecast cold wave condition in certain pockets of the state. “All collectors are requested to keep a close watch and take appropriate steps to deal with the cold wave situation,” […]

Practical Jewellery Decisions For Winter: What To Choose?

Come winter and it is time to enjoy glorious evening receptions and parties where you can flaunt your exceptional wardrobe and exquisite collection of jewellery. It is never the same in summer because of the hot weather that prevails in the subcontinent during that season. So what can be the best option that will look […]

Low humidity raises flu risks during winter season

New York: Low humidity is a key reason behind people falling sick and even dying from flu during the winter months, says a study. Decreased humidity lowers the immune system’s defences against flu infection, says a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). It offers an insight into why […]

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Cold wave grips Odisha; Bhubaneswar records lowest temperature in December

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are reeling under intense cold wave conditions with minimum temperatures dipping to almost to 3 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded a lowest minimum temperature in of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sources said that the minimum temperature recorded in Bhubaneswar in the month of December is lowest in the […]

Sans night shelters, cold wave throws homeless' life out of gear

Koraput: At a time when normal life has been adversely hit due to intense cold wave across Odisha, homeless in Jeypore are struggling to survive owing to the absence of night shelters in the town. The needy and homeless are seen spending nights at bus stands, pavement, footpaths and other places. Moreover, the outstation passengers […]

Seven Stations In Odisha Record Temperature Below 15 Degree Celsius
No let up in biting cold; Bhubaneswar shivers at 9.5 degrees

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to plummet further across the State with the temperature settling at 9.5 degree Celsius in the capital city on Friday. While Daringbadi, also known as Odisha’s Kashmir remained the coldest place in Odisha at 6 degree Celsius, the tourist town witnessed heavy frost for the first time during winter this year. “It […]