Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (PTI) Phulbani in Kandhamal district today recorded a minimum temperature of 4 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the state today, as the cold wave returned to Odisha, the Met department said. Also Read - Weather News Today: Hot Summer Ahead as Temperatures to Rise From March Across India

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Apart from Phulbani, nine other places across the state also recorded minimum temperature below 10 degree Celsius, it said, adding, that the places were Daringbadi, Sundergarh, Hirakud, Jharsuguda, Koraput, Angul, Keonjhar, Bolangir and Bhawanipatna. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Salary up to Rs 2.15 Lakh | Apply For This Dream Job at imd.gov.in

While the minimum temperature in Bhubaneswar was 11.9 degrees Celsius, Cuttack recorded a minimum of 12.4 degrees Celsius, the release said.

The cold wave in interior parts of the state, mostly in tribal dominated districts, has severely hit normal life, it said.

While shallow to moderate fog has occurred at one or two places over North Coastal Odisha, moderate cold wave condition prevailed over some interior parts of the state, the IMD said.

The weather has been dry over Odisha and the minimum temperatures observed no large change in the state since The temperatures were appreciably below normal in interior Odisha and below normal in coastal Odisha, it said.

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