Tag: Winter

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
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, […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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,” […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021