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Intense cold paralyses life in Rajasthan, Mt Abu records -5.4 C

PTI  Jaipur, January 03, 2011
First Published: 13:48 IST(3/1/2011) | Last Updated: 13:50 IST(3/1/2011)

Intense cold conditions paralysed normal life in parts of Rajasthan with Mount Abu recording a low of minus 5.4 degrees Celsius, the lowest of the season.

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On January 31, 1990, the sole hill station of the desert state had recorded a lowest temperature of minus 5.6 degree Celsius, according to MeT department in Jaipur.

In plains, Sikar was the coldest place with a low of 1.5 degrees Celsius followed by Aranpura road in Pali at 2.6 degrees Celsius while Vanasthali, Chittorgarh and Jaipur, all of them recording a similar minimum of 3.8 degree Celsius.

Icy winds shivered people in other parts and dense fog disrupted movement of vehicles this morning.

Pilani recorded a low of 3.9 deg C, while Dabok had a minimum of 4 deg C.

Churu recorded a minimum of 4.8 deg C, while Ajmer had a low of 5.5 deg C.

Sawaimadhopur and Sriganganagar recorded a minimum of 5.7 and 6.8 deg C respectively.

Kota had a minimum of 7 deg C followed by Jodhpur at 7.4 deg C.

Barmer recorded a low of 7.8 degrees Celsius.


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