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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 […]

Weather: intense cold wave in Odisha
Weather Alert! Cold Wave To Intensify Further In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the temperature already hovering around 10 degree Celcius in several districts, the Indian Meteorological Department has stated that cold wave conditions are likely to intensify further in Odisha. While the temperature dipped in parts of West Odisha and interior areas of the State yesterday, the Meteorological department predicted that it will continue to […]

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Biting cold wave sweeps Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Bone-chilling cold wave conditions continue to sweep most parts of Odisha with more than ten places recording temperatures below 10 degree Celsius on Wednesday. For the past 3-4 days, temperature drop has led to snowfall in Koida area of Sundergarh while other parts of the district also witnessed temperatures below 10 deg Celsius. Similarly, […]

Odisha Winter Update
Cold wave condition to prevail for 3 to 4 more days: Met

Bhubaneswar: Cold wave condition will prevail and temperature will be below normal in most places of Odisha for the next three to four days, the regional Meteorological department informed. Director of the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, HR Biswas said the mixture of dry air and cold winds from North-westerly direction is resulting in fall of temperatures […]

Cold wave sweeps Odisha; Mercury dips to 7 degree Celsius in Phulbani

Bhubaneswar: Phulbani recorded a lowest of 7 degree Celsius while the temperature plummeted below 12 degree celsius in ten other districts as cold wave swept most parts of Odisha on Friday. While Daringibadi shivered at 8.5 degrees, the minimum temperature recorded in the State Capital was 13 degree Celsius. With the temperature dropping drastically in last […]

Temperature drops to minus 9 degrees in Kargil, coldest in Kashmir

Srinagar: Kargil town was the coldest in the Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees Celsius on Sunday while the minimum temperatures across the region around the freezing point, the weather office said. According to a Met Department official, the minimum temperatures in Leh, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar were minus 5.1 degrees, minus 4.5, minus 1.1 […]

Mercury dips further in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mercury continued to plummet in several parts of Odisha with as many as 15 towns recording temperatures below 10 degree Celsius on Tuesday. According to information from the weather office, almost all major towns in the state have recorded minimum temperatures below 14 degree Celsius. Minimum temperatures continued to drop further during night hours […]

Intense cold kills over 70 in UP

Lucknow: Extreme cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and poor people. Phone calls to senior officials, including Director Information Anuj Jha have remained unanswered. Twenty two deaths have been reported from Poorvanchal; three […]

Cold wave conditions to prevail in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Intense cold wave conditions will prevail in Odisha from tomorrow onwards, informed a senior official of Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar. “The intensity of cold will increase in the State after withdrawal of water vapours from the atmosphere. There will be further drop in night temperatures as the sky is likely to remain clear […]

Cold wave prevails in Odisha, Phulbani coldest at 4.5 deg C

Phulbani: Normal life has been hit as intense cold wave conditions continue to prevail in most parts of the State. Like every winter, Daringbadi of Kandhamal district experienced snowfall with a light layer of snow covering the region. Phulbani recorded a minimum temperature of 4.5 degrees Celsius, the lowest so far this winter in the […]

Try coffee treatment for supple skin this winter

New Delhi: Coffee turns out to be your best friend to give warmth in the winter season but do you know that you get a supple skin if you try coffee on your skin in the chilly season? Neetu Prasher, Head of Training at Avon India, lists the reasons why coffee is good for the […]

Ruckus in Odisha Assembly over power cuts in winter

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties targeted Odisha government in Assembly today over unscheduled power cuts in several parts of the State even during the winter season. State Energy Minister Prafulla Mallick found himself in the eye of the storm as legislators of both Congress and BJP raised the issue of unscheduled power cuts in the Assembly. As […]

Mercury to dip at many places till Nov 30

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre today forecast mercury is likely to drop further at many places of the State till November 30. Due to northerly wind flow into the State, temperature at many places has dropped, said SC Sahu, director of the meteorological centre, adding that the condition will prevail till November 30. Keonjhar recorded […]

Skin care guide to battle winter

New Delhi: With winter comes dryness, dullness and roughness. Hence it is very important to follow rituals like treating the skin with Vitamin C or peeling away flakiness with enzymes, say experts. Disha Meher, a national expert on skin and nails at Lakmé Salon and Pond’s skin expert Rashmi Shetty share tips you need to […]

Odd-even scheme to rule Delhi roads again

New Delhi: With the air quality in Delhi and NCR getting worse ahead of winter, the city government has said it may bring back the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme in the capital. In a letter written on Wednesday, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot directed the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to gear up for implementation of the […]

Delhi may get respite from smoggy mornings this winter

New Delhi: The capital may not witness smoggy mornings this winter as many farmers in the neighbouring state of Punjab have stopped burning paddy stubble and are using it to generate electricity with the help of biomass machines, chairman of Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) Bhure Lal has said. Stubble is also being used to produce […]

Bhubaneswar airport to get automated weather observation system soon

Bhubaneswar: To overcome hassles in flight operations due to poor visibility especially in winter days, the Biju Patnaik International Airport authorities have decided to install an automated weather observation system (AWOS) on the runway. The new system will augment safety during landing of international flights especially Boeing and Airbus planes on the city airport runway. […]

Cold wave rattles Odisha; Phulbani at 7.6 deg Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Life has been thrown out of gear in most parts of Odisha due to intense cold wave sweeping the State. People are mostly seen huddling around fire with warm clothes put on. Mercury at many places except the coastal parts of the State is hovering near 10 degree Celsius. People going for work and […]