Icy northerly winds from the Himalayas introduced down the mercury in Rajasthan the place the evening temperature dipped to minus 1 diploma Celsius in Mount Abu, the Meteorological (MeT) Department mentioned on Thursday.
Among the plain areas of the desert state, Sikar was the coldest place at 0.5 diploma Celsius, a MeT Department official mentioned, including that the temperatures plummeted as a result of influence of northerly winds.
Several areas in north and north-west Rajasthan reeled underneath a chilly wave and the identical climate circumstances would proceed until December 21. The temperatures are prone to improve by a number of notches after that, the climate workplace mentioned.
Churu and Pilani shivered at 2.2 and a couple of.5 levels Celsius, whereas Ganganagar, Bikaner, Jaislamer, Vanasthali, Alwar, Jodhpur, Kota and Bundi recorded 2.8, 3, 5.2, 5.8, 6.6, 7, Eight and eight.Eight levels Celsius.