Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1:
Temperature came down sharply in most parts of Odisha today with the sudden return of cold wave.
“The sudden change in weather conditions in Odisha is attributed to the intense cold wave in the northern Himalayan region,” said a local Met office release here this evening.
The release, however, said the cold wave condition would continue in the state till next 72 hours till January 4 after which there will be a gradual rise in the day and night temperature.
Sundargarh remained the coldest place in the state with 4.5 degree Celsius while temperature came down to single digit in Jharsuguda (8.5), Keonjhar (7.5), Hirakud (9.3), Phulbani (8.2) and Daringbadi (9.5).
Apart from this, temperature remained between 10 and 13 degrees in Baleswar (12), Chandbali (12.9), Angul (11.6), Baripada (10), Sambalpur (10.8), Talcher (13), Bhawanipatna (12.2), Bolangir (10) and Koraput (11.4).
Temperature dropped by nearly four degrees in the capital city which recorded 13.2 degrees today.