The whole Kosal region continued to shiver in a cold wave on Saturday .The cold wave forced people to stay indoors for several hours in the morning.
The towns in the (Kosal) western districts which recorded a temperature below ten degrees include Sambalpur 8.9, Bolangir 9.8, Sundergarh 9.9, and Bhabanipatna 9.5 degrees Celsius, acc to the Bhubaneswar meteorological office .
'The temperatures were recorded early in the morning,' he said.
The state capital Bhubaneswar however remained warmer, recording a minimum temperature of 13.9 degrees, the official said.
The coastal towns which also remained warmer were Puri, Gopalpur, Paradip, Balasore recording a minimum temperature of 17.1, 16.1, 15.2 and 14.6 degrees Celsius respectively, he said.