State

Cold wave condition in Odisha for the next two days

Bhubaneswar: The IMD has forecast moderate cold wave condition in many parts of Odisha over the next two days.

"Moderate cold wave condition likely to prevail over some parts of interior Odisha during next 48 hours," a bulletin issued by the IMD said here on Wednesday.

The mercury level is likely to remain below 10 degrees Celsius in the interior parts of the state while the minimum temperature in the coastal region would hover between 10 degrees Celsius and 13 degrees Celsius, a senior meteorologist said.

Cold wave conditions will prevail in Odisha in the next two-three days due to cold winds blowing from the northeast direction and Sikkim at a speed of 25 kilometres per hour, said S C Sahu, the director of IMD, Bhubaneswar.

Phulbani was the coldest place in the state yesterday night with the minimum temperature at 5 degrees Celsius compared to the night temperature of 7 degrees Celsius on Monday, the IMD bulletin said. -PTI

2019 Matriculation Examination From February 22

Cuttack: The annual high school certificate (HSC) or the matriculation examination will be held from February 22 to March 8, 2019, informed Board of S...

Naveen appoints Prasanna Acharya as BKJD president, Pratap Jena as secretary general

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik today appointed two senior party leaders as the new president and secretary general of Biju...

Two Minor Brothers Charred To Death In Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two minor cousin brothers were charred to death in a fire mishap at Adala Munda sahi under Nayakote police limits of the district today morn...

Rail Passengers Demand Halt Of Express Trains At Bamur Station

Angul: Locals and members of various social welfare organisations today staged a 'rail roko' protest at Bamur railway station in the district demandin...