Bhubaneswar & Cuttack See Further Dip In Night Temp As Odisha Records 4666% Excess Rain

Bhubaneswar: Amid rainfall activity, the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar recorded further dip in the night temperature during the last 24 hours.

The mercury dropped below 15 degree Celsius again in Cuttack, which registered 14.8 degree Celsius. The city had recorded 15.6 degree Celsius on Wednesday and 14.5 degree Celsius on Tuesday. Bhubaneswar recorded 15.7 degree Celsius. The state capital had recorded 16 degree Celsius on Wednesday and 16.4 degree Celsius on Tuesday.

The night temperature in Odisha also dropped below 10 degree Celsius with Kirei in Sundargarh district being the coldest at 9 degree Celsius. Koraput and Sundargarh recorded 10 degree Celsius each, followed by Rourkela at 11.4 degree Celsius and Jharsuguda at 11.6 degree Celsius, according to Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre.

The weather agency has forecast a gradually fall by 2-3 degree Celsius at many places during next 3 days.

It further said that an average of 7.6 mm rainfall was recorded across Odisha in the last 24 hours, which was 4666% more than the normal. While most places in the state received light to moderate showers, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack saw one to spells of intense rain. Barring Jharsuguda and Malkangiri, all places recorded ‘large excess rain’ with Jagatsinghput district receiving the highest 17.5 mm rainfall followed by Koenjhar (16.3), Dhenkanal (16.2), Sonepur (15.5) and Angul (14.1).

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