Intense cold in Rajasthan; Mount Abu near freezing point
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Last Updated: Friday, January 01, 2010, 17:11
Jaipur: Intense cold conditions gripped Rajasthan with mercury plummeting one to three degree Celsius in the state, even as hill station Mount Abu went near freezing point at one degree Celsius, Met office said today.

An upper layer of Nakki-Lake in Mount Abu showed frozen crest in the wee hours today, they said.

Elsewhere, Churu shivered at 4 degree Celsius followed by Jhalawar (4.6), Sriganganagar (4.9), Pilani (5.5) and Dholpur, Udaipur and Sikar at six degree degree Celsius each.

Fog and ground frost affected standing Rabi crop in Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur and Sriganganagar districts.

According to a Met office, northern regions including Jaipur, Bikaner and Alwar divisions are likely to be hit by cold waves tomorrow.


First Published: Friday, January 01, 2010, 17:11

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