No respite from heat in R'than

The northern part of the state continuous to reel under intense heat wave conditions. Dholpur remained the hottest place in the state at 48.1 degrees Celsius on Friday followed by Sriganganagar at 47.4 degrees.

There won’t much change in the weather in the state for a couple of days, according to the regional Met office here.

For people living in Jaipur, it was another sultry day. The maximum temperature in the Pink City was recorded above 44.4 degrees Celsius, about three degrees above normal.

Juice and ice cream vendors were found doing brisk business. The weatherman has predicted that sky will remain clear and the maximum temperature will hover around 44 degrees in Jaipur.

In Bikaner division too, heat wave continued to torment people at 45.5 degrees while Churu stood at 46.4 degrees Celsius. The official said temperature in Bikaner division is high because of hot winds blowing from the western part of the state.

But in districts in Jodhpur and Udaipur divisions, the temperature is not as high as it is in the districts of northern Rajasthan as the winds coming from south carry moisture.
Jodhpur recorded 41.2 degrees while the mercury level in Udaipur remained the coolest at 40.4 degrees Celsius.

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