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Cold conditions prevail in eastern India

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Eastern reeled under severe conditions today, with in recording the lowest in the region at 3 degrees

in at 4C and Palamu in at 4.5C were recorded as the coldest place in the two states.

The office in said the minimum in was eight notches below the normal. The city's maximum was 17C, five notches below the normal.

Other cities in - such as Supaul, Muzaffarpur and Chapra - too experienced severe conditions. Patna's minimum temperature was recorded at 5.5C, the office said.

The department has forecast fog or mist in Patna, Gaya, and tomorrow morning.

In Jharkhand, Ranchi registered a minimum temperature of 7.7C. The minimum temperature in the city was 6.1C yesterday.

In Odisha, the hill station registered a minimum temperature of 4C yesterday, while the mercury level today fell by 1C, the in Bhubaneswar said.

The minimum temperature in Phulbani, the headquarter of district, was recorded at 3.5C.

Bhubaneswar recorded a minimum temperature of 10.6C.

Coochbehar in sub-Himalayan recorded the lowest temperature in the state at 5.8C. Neighbouring Jalpaiguri followed at 5.9C.

The in Kolkata forecast conditions to continue for two days in It said that the temperature was likely to remain 3-6 notches below the normal in the state.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 22:40 IST