Minimum temperature drops by 1 to 4 deg C in Rajasthan

The minimum temperature dropped by 1 to 4 degrees Celsius at most places in Rajasthan due to a change in the pattern of cold winds from Jammu and Kashmir, a MeT official said today.

According to the MeT department, cold weather conditions prevailed in Jaipur and adjoining areas due to north-easterly winds.

Sriganganagar was the coldest place in the state at 3.3 degrees Celsius.

The hill station of Mount Abu had a low of 3.4, Sikar 4.5, Churu 4.7, Pilani 4.8, Alwar 5.2, Jaisalmer 6.3, Banasthali 8, Bikaner 8.4, Eranpura Road 9, Barmer 9.4, Ajmer 9.5, Chittorgarh 9.7, Jaipur 9.8, Bundi 10.4, Jodhpur 10.7, Swai Madhopur 11, Udaipur 11.1 and Kota 13 degrees Celsius.

A dense fog cover enveloped Churu, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Pilani and Sikar districts.

The maximum temperature at most places was recorded between 15.5 and 25.6 degrees Celsius.

The mercury is expected to drop further in the next 24 hours.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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