Intense cold paralyses normal life in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 14:14

Jaipur: Intense cold conditions paralysed normal life in parts of Rajasthan with Mount Abu recording a low of minus 5.4 degrees Celsius, the lowest of the season.

On January 31, 1990, the sole hill station of the
desert state had recorded a lowest temperature of minus 5.6
degree Celsius, according to MeT department here.

In plains, Sikar was the coldest place with a low of
1.5 degrees Celsius followed by Aranpura road in Pali at 2.6
degrees Celsius while Vanasthali, Chittorgarh and Jaipur, all
of them recording a similar minimum of 3.8 degree Celsius.

Icy winds shivered people in other parts and dense fog disrupted movement of vehicles this morning.
Pilani recorded a low of 3.9 deg C, while Dabok had a
minimum of 4 deg C.

Churu recorded a minimum of 4.8 deg C, while Ajmer had
a low of 5.5 deg C.
Sawaimadhopur and Sriganganagar recorded a minimum of
5.7 and 6.8 deg C respectively.

Kota had a minimum of 7 deg C followed by Jodhpur at
7.4 deg C.

Barmer recorded a low of 7.8 degrees Celsius.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 14:14

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