Intense cold paralyses life in Rajasthan, Mt Abu records -5.4 C
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.Updated: Jan 03, 2011 13:50 IST
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.
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.
First Published: Jan 03, 2011 13:48 IST