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IMD predicts dense fog in several Odisha districts for 2 days; check details – N.F Times


Bhubaneswar: The IMD has predicted dense fog in several districts of Odisha for two days starting December 22.

Dense fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jajpur, Nayagarh, Khurda, Puri, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Kalahandi and Koraput on December 22 (Friday), said the IMD in its weather bulletin today.

As per the IMD prediction, dense fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Angul, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal and Kalahandi on December 23 (Saturday).

This apart, shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Odisha during the morning hours of the next two days, added the IMD.

“The visibility may drop below 200 metre at one or two places over the districts of Odisha due to dense fog from the night hours of December 22 to the morning hours of December 24,” said the IMD while issuing a yellow warning in this regard.

There will be no large change in minimum temperature (night temperature) at many places over the districts of Odisha during the next 24 hours. However, the minimum temperature is very likely to rise by 2-3 Degree Celsius in the subsequent two/three days, said the IMD.

The minimum temperature plummeted below 10 Degree Celsius at 16 places in Odisha Wednesday night.

Udayagiri recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 4 Degree C followed by Semiliguda (Koraput) 5.7 Degree C, Phulbani (Kandhamal) 6.5 Degree C, Kirei (Sundargarh) 6.6 Degree C, Koraput 7.6 Degree C and, Angul and Daringbadi (Kandhamal) both 8 Degree C.

Rourkela in Sundargarh district recorded the minimum temperature of 8.3 Degree C, Keonjhar 8.4 Degree C, Sundargarh 8.6 Degree C, Bhawanipatna (Kalahandi), Jharsuguda and Nabarangpur all 9 Degree C, Ranital (Bhadrak) 9.1 Degree C, Sonepur 9.7 Degree C and Balangir 10 Degree C.

The twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack also witnessed this winter’s lowest minimum temperatures of 12.4 Degree C and 12.8 Degree C yesterday (Wednesday) night, added the IMD.

 




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