Rajasthan's Churu sizzles at 50°C
North Jaipur's city Churu sizzled at 50 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. This was the second highest temperature recorded in the month of May in last 10 years, according to IMD Jaipur. The city had recorded 50.2 degrees Celsius on May 19, 2016, the meteorological department added.
Four other towns in the state recorded temperatures over 45 degrees Celsius. Bikaner's highest temperature was 47.4 degrees Celsius and Sriganganagar's was 47 degrees Celicius. Highest temperatures in Kota and Jaisalmer were 46 degrees Celsius, IMD's weather report said.
The report also predicted severe heat wave in isolated places in Kota and Bundi in eastern Rajasthan and in Bikaner, Churu, Hanumangarh and Sriganganagar in western part of the state.