Online Desk : Cold weather in Naogaon district has remained steady though the temperature increased a little bit in comparison to earlier days.
The temperature was recorded at 9.5 degrees Celsius in the district on Tuesday while on January 15, the district had the lowest temperature of the country at 6.5 degrees Celsius, said Ferdous Mahmud, officer in-charge of Badalgachhi Weather Observation Centre.
The cold wave intensifies more at nights in comparison of days, the official added.
The cold air coming from Himalaya mountains and dense fog are making sufferings to the people, specially to poor people, in the area. Children and elderly people have been affected in various cold-related diseases.
Meanwhile, the seedbeds of Boro paddy in some of the areas were damaged in the intensified cold-wave. The farmers have been suggested to wrap up their seedbeds with polythene, sources in Department of Agricultural Extension in Naogaon said.