Bhubaneswar: Dense foggy weather in addition to unseasonal rainfall is all set to increase the woes in the chilling cold conditions of the State.
According to the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar, a trough line created from sub-Himalayan West Bengal to north interior Odisha has caused the shift of weather in the State, especially in the interior districts.
Under its influence, light to moderate rainfall will occur in the districts of Nuapada, Bargarh, Sundargarh, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Balangir, Angul, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khurda, Bhadrak, Balasore, Ganjam, Koraput, Kandhamal, Rayagada and Nabarangpur districts for two days till December 27.
Besides, there will be dense fog in the districts of Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Puri, Kandhamal and Kalahandi, said a bulletin from IMD.
Minimum temperature dropped across Odisha and will see a further drop of 3-4 degrees in the next few days. The chilling weather will continue till the first week of January.