Odisha shivers in cold wave: Temperature falls to zero degrees in Similipal

The Similpark National Park area woke up to the coldest morning of the winter season as the minimum temperature plummeted to 0°C on Friday.

Mayurbhanj: The Similpark National Park area woke up to the coldest morning of the winter season as the minimum temperature plummeted to 0°C on Friday. The low temperature has also caused light frost in some areas of Similipal.

Meanwhile, IMD has forecasted that the cold wave sweeping across Odisha will likely subside to some extent in the state. Though the effects of the cold will be lower, the on set of dense fog will continue as usual in the state.

The Meteorological Centre has issued a yellow warning for dense fog for two days for 13 coastal and nearby districts for today and to 14 districts for tomorrow. On December 24, the visibility will drop to 200 meters during the morning hours.

As per the regional IMD, the night temperature is expected to rise by two to three degrees. The temperature rise will bring relief from bone-chilling cold.

Meanwhile, G.Udayagiri was the coldest city in the state with minimum temperature recorded at 4 degrees Celsius. Likewise, the temperature in Semiliguda, Phulbani, and Korei has been recorded at 5.7, 6.5, and 6.6 degrees Celsius.

Also Read: Cold Wave Grips Odisha, 14 Cities Record Temperature Below 10 Degree Celsius

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