City in Rajasthan, India

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Phalodi: City in Rajasthan, India
Phalodi is a city in Phalodi district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the headquarters for Phalodi district. Phalodi is also called the "salt city" due to the salt industry in Rin. Phalodi is in the buffer zone of Thar Desert and often subject to extreme temperature conditions due to its arid climate. The highest temperature in the history of Phalodi is 51°C, which is the highest ever verified temperature in the country.


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Crippling heat wave in India peaks at 50 degrees Celsius in Rajasthan's Phalodi

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IAF helicopter makes emergency landing in Jodhpur after glitch

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Rajasthan: IAF Mi-17 helicopter makes precautionary landing in village near Jodhpur

According to Indian Air Force (IAF) officials, officials carried out checks on the chopper there and now it has returned safely to the Phalodi air base there.
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