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Mercury dips in Rajasthan

Mercury dips in Rajasthan
Women shelter under umbrellas as it rain as Hurricane Earl approaches, in Beilize City, Belize August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Jaipur: Mercury plummeted by 1 to 5 degrees Celsius in many areas of Rajasthan today, following moderate to light rainfall in the past couple of days.

Sriganganagar and Bhadra recorded rainfall of 2cm each since yesterday. Several other areas such as Bikaner, Padampur, Sadulsahar, Sangaria, Pilibanga and Taranagar also received rain.

Jaisalmer was the hottest place in the state with a maximum of 42.5 degrees Celsius, followed by Kota 41.7, Barmer 41.6, Jodhpur 40.5, Ajmer 39.4, Jaipur 38.8, Dabok 38.6, Churu 38, Bikaner 37.5, Pilani 36.4 and Ganganagar 34.5 degrees Celsius.

The MeT department has predicted rain/thunderstorm at isolated places in the state tomorrow

—PTI