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Winter at doorstep in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Nov 03, 2013

Season of winter starts making cold in some parts of the state. A noticeable dip in temperature from 3 deg to 4 deg can be seen now easily. Warm clothes can also seen in old age people especially in the early morning and late night hours. While Mount Abu in the hills and Churu and Sriganganagar in the plains remained coldest in the state with a minimum temperature of 9.6 and 14.1 degree Celsius respectively, the Met reports said on Saturday.

Attributing the continued dip in mercury to the active northerly winds, the Met department officials said in the coming week the mercury will further dip and rise in the mercury would be seen not only in the early morning hours but also in the daytime.

Jaipurities woke up to a comparatively chilly Saturday morning and the day also saw a foggy afternoon. The city experienced the coldest day of the season so far as the maximum temperature dipped to 29.0 degree Celsius and the morning recorded a minimum temperature of 18.6 degree Celsius. In the past one week, both days’ and nights’ temperature recorded a dip of up to 7 degree Celsius.

The weather in the state mainly remained dry and the northerly winds blew with a cold breeze in the evening when people from all walks of life were seen sipping coffee and other hot beverages to beat the cold.

Jaipur Met office said within a week’s time the winter would be in full swing and the average minimum temperature in the state would be around 12.0 degree Celsius with the average maximum temperatures being on or below 29.0 degree Celsius.

Meanwhile, Mount Abu, Sriganganagar and Churu were followed by Pilani that recorded a minimum temperature of 14.8 degree Celsius, Udaipur 16.0, Bikaner 16.4, Jaisalmer 16.5, Ajmer 17.8, and Barmer 18.4, Jodhpur 19.0 and Kota recorded a maximum temperature of 20.0 degree Celsius.

In western Rajasthan including Barmer, Jaisalmer, Churu, Sriganganagar and Bikaner, fog and ground frost was witnessed during early morning hours.

src: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-11-03/jaipur/43628219_1_minimum-temperature-celsius-maximum-temperature

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