Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): Odisha experiences outset of teeth biting cold in four districts with a record temperature below 15° Celsius on Friday night, the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar informed on Saturday.
The districts which faced the early cold wave are Sonepur, with a record of the lowest temperature at 11.8°C, followed by Daringbadi (14°C), Jharsuguda (14.1°C) and Keonjhar (15°C).
The Director of Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, HR Biswas, said a cold and dry wind has started blowing from the north-west in the Himalayan range, making the condition suitable for the arrival of a cold wave in Odisha.
He further added, the minimum night temperature is most likely to fall by 2-3°C over the North Odisha and by 3-4°C over South Odisha during the next 2 to 3 days.
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