The India Meteorological Department on Friday said the maximum temperature is likely to rise by 3 degree to 4 degree at many places in the State during the next three days.
IMD forecasts a 2-4 degree Celsius rise in temperature at many places from Sunday.
Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over the same region around May 6 and the system is expected to become more marked in the subsequent 24 hours.
Climatologically, there have been 69 cyclonic disturbances over the north Indian Ocean including 48 over the Bay of Bengal and 21 over the Arabian Sea between 1961 and 2020.
The Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded 36.3 degree and 36 degree respectively during the period.
However, the downside is nights are expected to be warmer as minimum temperature is likely to remain above normal in most parts of Odisha between March and May.
Shallow to moderate fog is likely to occur at one or two places in coastal districts and Kandhamal between the night of Feb 28 and the morning of Feb 29.
Shallow to moderate fog is likely to occur at one or two places in coastal districts along with Kandhamal, Koraput, Malkangiri and Rayagada districts from Monday night to Wednesday morning.
Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR Biswas said that there will not be much change in minimum temperature in the State till January 25.
Thunderstorm with lightning and hail is likely to occur at one or two places in Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Boudh, Nabarangpur, Nuapada among other districts.
The Twin City of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack recorded 17.8 degree Celsius and 17.5 degree respectively during the period.
People can expect some respite from the prevailing chilly conditions as the cold wave may enter into a break spell and night temperature is likely to rise in Odisha after 48 hours.
The prevailing La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean have led to frequent rain-bearing weather systems impacting the southern India regions and creating sustained cloudiness and showers over Odisha.
The minimum temperature is expected to gradually fall by two to four degree Celsius within the next two to three days.
Madhabarida in Ganjam district and Nayagarh received the highest 80 mm rainfall during the last 24 hours ending 8.30 pm on Sunday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).