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Heavy rain hits Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Mar 02, 2015

Unseasonal Rain on Sunday affected the normal life and highway traffic in Rajasthan, as Bikaner recorded the maximum rainfall of 21 mm at 0800 hrs, a MeT report said.

The Met report said that moderate to heavy rains occurred in most parts of the state since last night due to an Arabina sea-borne western disturbance moving across Rajasthan. Inclement weather conditions have also revived winter conditions as people have took out warm clothes and quilts since yesterday.

Due to heavy moisture in air, the night temperature also dipped by one to three degrees Celsius at many places as Phalodi recorded the lowest temperature of 11 degree Celsius.

Jaipur, which has received moderate rains since last night, recorded a maximum rainfall of 10 mm till 1200 hrs and the sky was engulfed by thick clouds causing mercury to fall by one to three degrees Celsius during day. 

Meanwhile, Phalodi recorded a maximum rainfall of 13 mm followed by Churu 7.8, Ganganagar 4.2, Udiapur 2.4, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Pilani, Jaisalmer, Kota, Barmer in the range of 0.1 to 2 mm. 

A forcast said that inclement weather (rainy-cold) would continue over the state in next 24 hours and would pass out by March 3 morning.

Src:- http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rains-hit-normal-life-in-rajasthan-115030100392_1.html

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