Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar sizzles at 48.7 degree Celcius

Severe heatwave conditions threw normal life out of gear in most parts of Rajasthan with mercury nearly touching 49- degrees Celsius mark in Sriganganagar, a MeT official said.

Sriganganagar was recorded the hottest place in the state at 48.7 degrees Celsius followed by 47.6 in Churu, 46.2 in Bikaner, 45.6 in Pilani, 45.5 in Kota, 45 Jaisalmer, 44.9 in Jaipur, 43.6 in Ajmer, 43.5 in Jodhpur, 42.9 in Barmer and 42.6 in Dabok, the official said.

The minimum temperature was recorded between 24.5 and 32 degrees Celsius in most of the cities across the state. The MeT department has predicted heat wave condition in some parts of west of Rajasthan and a few pockets of eastern Rajasthan in next 24 hours.


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