Odisha: Cold wave conditions to return

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Winter in Odisha
Minimum temperatures is expected to be 3-5 degrees Celsius below normal in many places. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Bhubaneswar: Winter chill is set to return to Odisha and some districts are likely to be in the grip of a cold wave, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday.

Minimum temperatures will be 3-5 degrees Celsius below normal in many places in the next three days, the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre said.

The weatherman forecasts cold wave conditions in some areas of Kandhamal, Nuapada, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Sundargarh, Angul and Keonjhar districts till Sunday morning, reported PTI.

Cold wave conditions may prevail in a few places in Jharsuguda, Balangir, Bargarh, Subarnapur and Kalahandi for a 24-hour period till Monday morning.

At least 12 weather stations logged minimum temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius as the mercury fell below normal in many places across the state on Friday.

Daringbadi hill station recorded 6.5 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the state, while Bhubaneswar recorded a minimum of 12.1 degree Celsius.

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