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Cold conditions prevail in eastern India, Daringbadi coldest

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

conditions continued to prevail in eastern today with in recording the lowest in the region at 3.5 degrees

Darbhanga and in recorded the lowest minimum at 5 degrees

Normal life in Odisha's interior and forested districts continued to be affected as mercury levels dipped below 10 degrees in most places, the Meteorological office said.

The districts affected by conditions are Kandhamal, Koraput, Kalahandi, Keonjhar, Angul, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Bolangir, Sonepur and Dhenkanal.

The forecast has said that moderate conditions is likely to prevail over some places of till January 15.

In Bihar, severe cold conditions prevailed in a number of districts across the state such as Patna, Bhagalpur, Purnea, Muzaffarpur, and

While the minimum rose slightly in the state capital, from yesterday's 5.5 degrees Celsius to 6.9 degrees Celsius, there was a sharp fall in the maximum temperature from 17.6 degrees Celsius to 13.6 degrees Celsius, which contributed to the day-time chill.

According to the forecast, there would be no respite from chill tomorrow.

The MeT department in Kolkata today warned that cold wave conditions are likely to continue in parts of Gangetic West Bengal for the next two days, as the minimum temperature in Sub-West Bengal rose by a couple of notches.

Sriniketan in district reclaimed its position in recording the lowest night temperature in the state's plains at 6.6 degrees Celsius, as cold wave conditions in Sub- districts of Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar abated to give some respite to people there.

Jalpaiguri, which had on Sunday night recorded 3.8 degrees Celsius, was warmer at 8.5 degree Celsius.

Kolkata was slightly cooler than yesterday at 10.9 degrees Celsius, down from 11.0 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, Ranchi, which experienced a minimum of 7.7 degrees Celsius yesterday, recorded 6.2 degrees Celsius today.

The maximum temperature of the state capital remained 24.8 degrees Celsius, according to the MeT sources.

Palamau, which recorded a minimum temperature of 4.5 degrees Celsius yesterday, experienced 5.8 degrees Celsius today.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 23:15 IST