No respite from heatwave in Rajasthan, Ganganagar hottest at 45.9 C

Scorching heatwave conditions on Thursday continued unabated in northwest region in Rajasthan as Ganganagar recorded the maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius.

PTI| Last Updated: May 01, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Jaipur: Scorching heatwave conditions on Thursday continued unabated in northwest region in Rajasthan as Ganganagar recorded the maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius.

Barring Udaipur, maximum temperature in all cities was above 41 degrees C, up three to five notches more than average, a MeT official said.

After a sizzling weather till 4 pm, residents of the Pink City of Jaipur got a mild respite following a dust storm and cloudy weather in the evening. Though the maximum temperature was 43.2 degrees C.

Meanwhile, Churu recorded a maximum temperature of 45.7 degrees C, followed by Bikaner 43.6, Kota 43.5, Barmer 43.2, Ajmer, Pilani, Jaisalmer around 42.5 degree C each.

Weather would remain be dry in the state in the next 24 hours except Jaipur where a dust storm or thunder showers may occur, a MeT office forecast has said.