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15 places in Odisha record temperature below 10 degree Celsius


Press Trust of India Bhubaneswar
Cold wave conditions intensified in Odisha on Thursday with the mercury plummeting below 10 degree Celsius in at least 15 places.
The tourist destination of Daringibadi in Kandhamal district and Angul became the coldest places in the state, both recording a minimum temperature of 6 degree Celsius, the Meteorological Centre here said.
Daringibadi was followed by Sonepur where the mercury dropped to 6.2 degree Celsius, it said.
Temperature in the state, which had risen over last 10-days in a respite from cold, dipped in most areas since Wednesday and the MeT centre said the cold wave conditions will prevail for two to three days.
The minimum temperature stood at 9.4 degree Celsius in in Balasore, 9 degree in Baripada, 8.1 in Jharsuguda, 7.8 in Keonjhar, 8.5 in Sambalpur, 9.5 in Talcher, 8 in Bhawanipatna, 7.4 degree in Balangir, 8.6 in Koraput, 6.8 degree in Phulbani, 7.5 in Titlagarh and 9 degree in Malkangiri, the MeT centre said.
The mercury dipped to 10.4 degree Celsius in Bhubaneswar from 10.8 degree recorded on Wednesday, while in neighbouring Cuttack it was 10.2 degree, compared to 10.5 degree Celsius measured on Wednesday.

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First Published: Jan 31 2019 | 7:35 PM IST

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