Director, Jaipur Meteorological Centre, Raddheshyam Sharma said that the maximum temperature has registered a decline in most parts of the state due to western disturbance and low altitude clouds as well as dense fog in the north-western areas for the last two days.
He said, the maximum temperature will increase in a day or two when the sky is clear and the fog is low but in night temperature is likely to decline.
He said, dense fog engulfed the north-west parts of the state on Sunday in Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Bikaner, Churu and adjoining districts. Churu recorded the lowest visibility of 200 metres while the visibility in Ganganagar was recorded at 500 metres.
Ganganagar recorded a maximum temperature of 12.9 degrees and a minimum of 9.5 degrees Celsius.
In the state, the lowest night temperature on Sunday was 4.0 degrees Celsius in Mount Abu. Churu recorded between 7.9 degrees, Pilani 7.7 degrees, Jaisalmer 8.6 degrees, Sikar 8.8 degrees, Bikaner 8.9 degrees, Sriganganagar 9.5 degrees and other prominent places ranging from 11.4 degrees Celsius to 15.3 degrees Celsius.
He said, the maximum temperature was recorded between 19.6 degrees Celsius and 25.6 degrees Celsius in most of the major cities of the state.