Cold conditions subsided in Rajasthan giving respite to the people as mercury shot up owing to western disturbance while Sikar recorded the lowest temperature of 7.2 degrees Celsius in the state, an MeT report said today.
Mercury has gone up by one to four degrees Celsius since yesterday owing to weak western disturbance and clouds hovering over the state for the last one week, it said.
While Mount Abu recorded a low of 8 degrees Celsius, elsewhere in the state, the minimum temperature remained in two digits. Jaipur recorded a low of 11.9 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, nine trains of North Western Railway were running late due to fog in the neighbouring states of Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, NWR CPRO Traun Jain said.
Howarah-Sriganganagar train is running 13 hours late while Sealdah-Ajmer train in delayed by 3 hours 25 minutes, New Tinsukhia-Lalgarh train and Howarah-Bikaner/Jodhpur trains are late by 2 hours 5 minutes.
No change in weather is expected in the state in the next 24 hours, a forecast said.