Jaipur, May 29: Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in the desert state of Rajasthan with the mercury Tuesday hovering between 40 to 45 degrees celsius.
Churu at 45.2 degrees Celsius was the hottest in the state and Sri Ganganagar was also close at 44.4 degrees celsius.
State capital Jaipur was scorching at 41.9 degrees and the minimum temperature was at 32.4 degrees Celsius, almost five degrees above normal. Bikaner was also hot at 41.9 degrees Celsius.
"Severe heat wave conditions are likely to continue over some parts of Rajasthan," a local meteorological department official told IANS.