Extremely hot conditions were observed within the state on Thursday with almost all of the places in the state witnessing rise in the normal temperatures. The normal maximum temperature of 41℃ was recorded all across the Rajasthan.
Indian Meteorological Department(MET) office further indicated that there will be dust storms, accompanied with thunderstorm as well in some parts of the state, while the heatwave conditions will prevail in the western and eastern parts of the state. Sawai Madhopur and Churu continued to be the hottest cities of the state, where a maximum temperature of 44.5℃ respectively was recorded.
Addressing the change of climatic conditions in the active western disturbances, Jaipur MET office said that there would be some relief in some parts of the state. Dust storm and thundershowers are also predicted in some parts of northern and southern Rajasthan.
Jaipur set the new record for the hottest morning and day of the season so far, like the minimum and maximum temperatures of 29.0℃ and 42.0℃ respectively were recorded. Sawai Madhopur and Churu were followed by Kota, where a maximum temperature of 43.0 degree Celsius was recorded. Other cities which recorded temperatures over 40℃ are:
• Jodhpur – 42.4℃
• Bikaner – 41.6℃
• Udaipur – 41.2℃
• Barmer – 41.1℃
• Ajmer – 41.0℃
• Jaisalmer – 40.5℃