According to the data of the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature was recorded above 44 degree Celsius in 23 cities on Saturday.
The scorching heat continues in Rajasthan where 23 cities recorded a maximum temperature of over 44 degrees Celsius on Saturday. Due to scorching heat and heat wave, normal life has come to a standstill and people are avoiding leaving their homes. According to the Meteorological Department, the highest temperature on Saturday was in Dholpur where the mercury was recorded at 48.5 degree Celsius. According to the department’s data, 23 cities recorded the maximum temperature above 44 degrees Celsius.
The maximum temperature in the state is 48.3 degrees Celsius in Ganganagar, 48.2 degrees in Bikaner, 47.9 degrees in Karauli, 47.8 degrees in Sangaria, 47.5 degrees in Churu, 47.4 degrees in Jaisalmer and Phalodi, 47.3 degrees in Alwar and Pilani, 47 degrees in Nagaur, Sawai Madhopur recorded 46.9 degrees Celsius, Anta 46.8 and Bundi 46.5 degrees Celsius.
The temperature in the capital Jaipur was recorded at 45.6 degree Celsius. The Meteorological Department did not release data on Saturday for Banswara, Fatehpur, Tonk, Chittorgarh, Bansthali, where temperatures were recorded very high in the last few days. An official said that the department does not have its own observatory at these places, so the temperature cannot be confirmed.
In the major cities of the state, the temperature was recorded in the range of 24 to 33 degree Celsius last night. The department has issued a red alert for very hot winds in Sriganganagar, Hanumangarh, Bikaner and Churu districts on Sunday. On the other hand, ‘Orange Alert’ has been issued for Jhunjhunu, Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Bundi, Kota, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Nagaur districts.
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