Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Rajasthan on Thursday as Jaipur experienced the hottest day of the season with a maximum temperature of 43.6 degrees Celsius, while Phalodi sizzled at 45 degrees Celsius, a MeT report said here.
India's biggest cricket carnival kicks off with a glittery opening ceremony on Tuesday as several stars from Bollywood line-up for some breathtaking performances to start the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 8. But what threatens the opening ceremony is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm which could interrupt proceedings at the Salt Lake Stadium, according to the Met office predictions.
Srinagar and most other parts of Kashmir witnessed dry weather after five days of intermittent rains and snowfall, with the minimum temperature across the division, including Ladakh region, appreciating, even as the MeT Department predicted a fresh western disturbance early next week.
Most parts of north India on Friday witnessed cold conditions with mercury in Kargil town of Jammu and Kashmir plunging 21 degrees below freezing point to register the coldest night of the season in the state even as Delhiites experienced a sunny day after early morning chill.
Bhubaneswar: With the MET department predicting heavy to medium rainfall in Odisha due to a low pressure formed off Sri Lanka coast, the special relief commissioner today put districts collectors on alert and asked farmers to shift their paddy crop to safe places.
Light to heavy rains lashed several parts of north India intensifying cold wave conditions in the region as snowfall in higher reaches brought down day temperature considreably in Delhi and neighbouring states.