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Cold wave conditions in Rajasthan, Alwar shivers at 0.3 deg C

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

conditions prevailed in vast swathes of with the minimum temperature dipping in many areas today.

Bhilwara, Alwar, Churu, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Hanumangarh and Pilani districts reeled under cold wave, a department official said.

Alwar was the coldest place in the state with a minimum temperature of 0.3 degree Celsius, followed by 1.5 in Sikar, 2 each in hill and Churu, and 2.2 in Sriganganagar.

Pilani recorded a low of 3.4 degrees Celsius, followed by Bhilwara (4 degrees Celsius), Banasthali and Chittorgarh (5.1), Bikaner (6.4), Bundi (6.5), Dabok (6.8), Pilani (6.9), Jalore and Swai Madhopur (7), Kota and (7.6), Jaisalmer (9.1) and (10.5).

According to the department, dense fog was witnessed in the morning hours in Sriganganagar and Hanumangarh.

The maximum temperature was recorded between 19.2 and 26.7 degrees Celsius at most of the places.

Cold waves situation will continue till Friday in Bhilwara, Alwar, Churu, Pilani, Sikar, Sriganganagar and Hanumangarh districts.

is likely to remain dry with light to moderate fog in north-east areas of the state, the department predicted.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 15:05 IST