Cold wave condition likely to prevail at one or two places over the districts of Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Nabarangpur during next 24 hours, said the latest bulletin of the Met Centre.
The weathermen said that the cold is tolerable but there will be mild health concern for infant and elderly people during the period.
The Met Department suggested people to avoid prolonged exposure to cold during night and early in the morning.
It also suggested people to keep live stocks in indoors and shaded areas during night and early in the morning.
Today, the highest maximum temperature of 32. 5 degree Celsius was recorded at Malkangiri, while the lowest minimum temperature of 6 degree Celsius was recorded at Phulbani in the State, the bulletin added.
There will be no large change in minimum temperature or night temperature during next 24 hours and it will gradually rise thereafter by 3 to 4 degree Celsius across the State.