JAIPUR: Bone-numbing wind from the nation’s northern elements swept Rajasthan as minimal temperature in Fatehpur and Churu was recorded under freezing level for the second consecutive day on Sunday.
The minimal temperature in Sikar, Karauli and Chittorgarh districts was additionally recorded under freezing level on Sunday, it mentioned.
Fatehpur recorded -4.7°C, whereas Churu noticed the second coldest day with -2.6°C, the MeT mentioned.
Nonetheless, the Krishi Anunsandhan Kendra located on the outskirts of Fatehpur recorded a minimal temperature of -5.2°C. In accordance with data, it was doubtless the all-time lowest minimal temperature recorded in Fatehpur.
Sikar recorded -2.5°C adopted by -0.6°C in Karauli and -0.2°C in Chittorgarh on Sunday night time, climate officers mentioned.
Bhilwara recorded 0°C adopted by 0.1°C in Pilani, 0.2°C in Nagaur, 0.4°C in Alwar, 1.5°C in Banasthali and 1.8°C in Sangaria.
Nearly, all 36 locations the place climate is noticed by regional MeT division, the minimal temperature was recorded under 9°C on Saturday night time. The utmost temperature was recorded between 18°C and 26°C at a lot of the locations.
Attributing the continued dip in mercury to the energetic northerly winds and vanishing of higher air cyclonic circulation and western disturbances, Jaipur Met workplace mentioned from Tuesday onwards, there will probably be delicate aid from extreme chilly wave situations. “There will probably be a minor rise in minimal and most temperatures within the state from Tuesday,” mentioned an officer with the Jaipur Met workplace.
On the various minimal temperatures in Fatehpur, director of Jaipur Met workplace Radhey Shyam Sharma mentioned, “We’ve began an observatory this yr by which we have now recorded a minimal temperature of -4.7°C and the observatory of Krishi Anusandhan Kendra located at far recorded -5.2 °C.”
“The state is underneath the grip of extreme chilly wave situations. There’s a chance of rise in temperatures from Tuesday onwards,” mentioned Sharma.
Individuals in Jaipur woke as much as the coldest morning of the season at 4.5°C, nearly 5 levels under regular.

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