Bhubaneswar: Folks in a number of components of Odisha continued to shiver beneath intense chilly wave situation because the mercury plummeted beneath 10 diploma Celsius in as many as 12 locations throughout the state.
Phulbani and Daringbadi of Kandhamal district recorded the bottom minimal temperatures within the state with mild frost occurring on the two locations early this morning. Whereas Phulbani recorded 4 diploma Celsius over the past 12 hours, Dargingbadi, often known as the Kashmir of Odisha, noticed a minimal temperature of 5 diploma Celsius.
The opposite stations that recorded beneath 10 diploma Celsius are Angul (5.6), Baripada (9), Jharsuguda (7), Keonjhar (8.8), Sundargarh (7), Bhawanipatna (8), Balangir (9.2), Koraput(7), Sonepur (9.4) and Boudh (9).
The Twin Metropolis of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar witnessed minimal temperature at 11 diploma Celsius and 12.4 diploma Celsius, respectively.
In the meantime, the Particular Aid Commissioner (SRC) yesterday directed all Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to take needed steps to guard homeless and livestock from the extreme chilly wave situation to prevail within the state until December 25, as predicted by the India Meteorological Division (IMD).
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The SRC directed all collectors to open college buildings, group buildings and different obtainable buildings for use as shelter by homeless and needy individuals throughout night time. The SRC additionally requested them to ship a report indicating the variety of such buildings used as night time shelters and variety of individuals sheltered therein on each day foundation until the chilly wave state of affairs is over.