Mercury drops to 10.7 degress Celsius in Jaipur, Churu coldest in Rajasthan

Mercury dropped to 1.8 degrees Celsius in Churu, which remained the coldest place in Rajasthan last night, the meteorological department said on Saturday.

Mercury drops to 10.7 degress Celsius in Jaipur, Churu coldest in Rajasthan
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JAIPUR: Mercury dropped to 1.8 degrees Celsius in Churu, which remained the coldest place in Rajasthan last night, the meteorological department said on Saturday.

Pilani and Sriganganagar recorded minimum temperatures of 2.4 and 3.9 degrees Celsius respectively, while the night temperature at Bikaner, Sikar, Vanasthali, Barmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Kota was 5.2, 5.5, 7.6, 9.1, 9.8, 10.7 and 12.2 degrees Celsius respectively, according to a MeT report.

A dense to very dense fog was also witnessed at a few places in the northern parts of the desert state, which affected vehicular traffic, the report said.