Dense fog alert for 6 districts of Rajasthan, cold snap likely in 3 others
The Met department has issued a Yellow Dense Fog Alert for 6 districts and another Cold Wave Alert for 3 districts for Monday. Three cities in Rajasthan are experiencing freezing temperatures, and the meteorological department has predicted an increase in the minimum temperature in the next 48 hours to provide a respite to the state.
According to the meteorology department, there could be heavy fog for 3 days from December 21-23 in Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Churu, Bikaner, Shri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh. In addition, the meteorology department has issued a yellow cold snap alert in 3 districts of Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu districts for Monday.
The cold snap that has continued in Rajasthan since the last 5 days continues to keep mercury levels low. Only the Mount Abu hill station remained coldest in the state Saturday night at -1.4 degrees, while Churu was recorded as the coldest place on the plains with a low of -.1 degrees Celsius followed by the city. from Fatehpur with -0.8 degrees on Saturday. night. The city of Jobner in Jaipur also recorded a temperature of 0.8 degrees Celsius.
mount Abu, Sikar and Churu districts are experiencing freezing point temperatures for the past 3 days.
Meanwhile, the temperature in more than a dozen districts stayed below 5 degrees Celsius. Freezing dew has been reported in these areas of the state.
The state capital, Jaipur, also reeling under a cold snap of 6.6 degrees.
The Met department has predicted that the desert state will ease from cold wave conditions in the next 48 hours from tomorrow, where the minimum temperature will rise by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius.
Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Sikar, Udaipur and Pilani shuddered at 1.6, 2.5, 3.5 and 3 degrees Celsius respectively on Saturday night. However, the Barmer, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer districts of Rajasthan have experienced temperatures in excess of 10 degrees Celsius.