Bhubaneswar, December 24 (LocalWire): Cold wave continues to prevail over most parts of Odisha with the mercury dipping to 11 degree Celsius at the central district of Angul, making it the coldest place in the state during the last 24 hours.
According to the office of Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, the night temperature will fluctuate from nine degrees to 13 degree Celsius in most parts of the state during the next 48 hours.
Angul was followed by Daringibadi, which recorded a minimum temperature of 11.5 degree Celsius, the weather department here said.
The mercury stood at 11.8 degree in Talcher, 12.4 degree in Keonjhar, 12.4 degree in Balasore, 12.5 degree in Phulbani and 11.6 degree in Koraput.
According to the Meteorological Centre, the state capital Bhubaneswar recorded the minimum temperature of 15 degree Celsius, while neighbouring Cuttack recorded a minimum temperature of 13.2 degree Celsius.
Incidentally, Malkangiri district located along the southern tip of the state was the hottest place with a minimum night temperature of 19.2 degree Celsius, the IMD centre stated.