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State receives 30% more rain, Mount Abu gets 328mm

jaipur Updated: Jul 29, 2015 16:48 IST
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Rainfall continues to lash several parts of the state. Mount Abu in Sirohi district has received the maximum rainfall of 328mm, while Abu Road received 134 mm.

Similarly, Sanchore in Jalore district has received 242mm of rainfall, and Raniwara recorded 194mm. Bagoda witnessed 181mm rainfall while Jaswantpura received 158mm.

According to the water resources department, western and southern Rajasthan have received moderate to heavy rainfall, while the remaining parts received light rains.

Jodhpur and Udaipur divisions have received an average rain of 44.66mm and 34.30mm respectively, while the Kota division received an average of 11.17mm. Jaipur, Ajmer, Bharatpur and Bikaner divisions recorded 6.49mm, 4.10mm, 3.39mm and 1.61mm rain respectively.

This time, Rajasthan has received 319.61mm rainfall, 38.08% more than the usual. As of now, seven districts have received rainfall 60% above the normal amount. These districts are Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Pali, Sikar and Jhalawar. Sixteen districts including Bikaner, Churu, Sriganganagar, Sirohi, Ajmer, Nagaur, Tonk, Kota, Baran, Bundi, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh and Rajsamand have received 20%-59% excess rainfall.

Six districts - Hanumangarh, Bhilwara, Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur and Jhunjhunu - are still under the normal category having received 19% rainfall, over or below the normal amount.

Four districts - Dholpur, Karauli, Alwar and Dausa have received rainfall 20%-59% less the normal amount.

The meteorological department has forecast thunderstorm with rain at several places in the state. It has issued warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the state in the next 48 hours.

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