Hot weather conditions persisted in north-west Rajasthan, where Ganganagar sizzled at 41.2 degrees Celsius even as light showers were experienced at several places in the state.
Two minor girls were Monday crushed to death by a private bus in Sandwa area in Churu district of Rajasthan, triggering a violence in the area.
There was no respite from blistering heat wave conditions in Rajasthan with Churu recording the highest day temperature of 44.2 degree Celsius in the state, about six notches above normal.
Rajasthan continued to reel under hot weather conditions as monsoon remained inactive in most parts of the state.
Churu was today the hottest place in Rajasthan with the maximum temperature of 45.3 degrees Celsius as heat wave continued to sweep across the state, a Met report said.
Rajasthan continued to reel under intense heat conditions with Jaipur recording the season`s highest temperature of 46.8 degree Celsius.
Dust storm accompanied with heavy rains lashed north-west Rajasthan affecting normal life as Churu received the maximum rainfall of 43 mm, the MeT department said on Tuesday.
Mercury dropped by a few notches in parts of Rajasthan on Saturday, however, people experienced not much respite from the searing heat.
Heat wave conditions prevailed across western Rajasthan on Wednesday with Barmer district registering maximum 43.6 degree Celsius, a met official said.
Maximum temperature dropped slightly giving a temporary respite to people from scorching heat as dusty winds followed by thunder showers hit North-West parts of Rajasthan.
Scorching heatwave conditions on Thursday continued unabated in northwest region in Rajasthan as Ganganagar recorded the maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius.
Repolling began this morning at three booths in Barmer and one in Churu constituency for the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan.
Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of Rajasthan since Thursday night with Churu recording a maximum rainfall of 3 cms, a MeT official said on Friday.
With northerly icy winds sweeping the entire Rajasthan, Mount Abu, sole hill station, was the coldest place with a minimum temperature of 0.5 degrees Celsius, a MeT official said on Tuesday.
The rescue operation to pull out body of a boy who fell into a 250-feet-deep borewell in Rajasthan`s Churu district was called off after it could not be spotted despite efforts for over 50 hours.
There was no respite from the shivering icy winds in Rajasthan as Churu remained the coldest place with a minimum temperature of 1.7 degrees C, about 5 degrees below normal.
A two-and-a-half-year-old boy fell into a 200-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan`s Churu district following which Army personnel were pressed into service to rescue the trapped child.
Cold conditions continued unabated in Rajasthan where fog also affected normal life with some trains running late.
Rajasthan remained under the grip of bitting cold with Churu freezing at a low of zero degree Celsius.
Two beggars were found dead in pink city which recorded season`s lowest minimum temperature even as icy winds and fog continued unabated in Rajasthan affecting normal life and vehicular traffic.
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