Rajasthan reels under severe cold
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Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 15:36
  
Jaipur: Rajasthan continued to reel under intense cold as Mount Abu, the state's only hill station, experiencing a chilling night at minus 2.2 degrees Celsius.

Pilani was coldest in the plains with the minimum temperature plummeting to 1.8 degree Celsius, followed by Churu at 2.9 degree celsius, Vanasthali at 3.1 degree Celsius, according to the Met department here.

Sawaimadhopur, Bundi and Jaipur shivered at 3.9, 4 and 4.3 degree Celsius respectively.

Other places in the desert state recorded minimum temperatures in the range of 5.2 degree Celsius to 11 degree Celsius.

In view of the extreme cold, primary schools here have been closed for today and tomorrow following an order by the district collector.

PTI


First Published: Friday, January 20, 2012, 15:36


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