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Many places in Rajasthan receive heavy rain

According to the meteorological department forecast, thunderstorms with light to moderate rain is likely to occur in east Rajasthan and isolated places in west Rajasthan.

jaipur Updated: Jul 12, 2018 22:03 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Jaipur
Vehicles wade through waterlogged streets during rains in Jaipur on Thursday. (HT Photo)

With the monsoon in full swing, many districts in Rajasthan received rain on Thursday. According to water resources department, Baran has witnessed maximum rainfall of 105mm while many districts received rains ranging from 9mm to 50mm.

Jaipur on Thursday morning received 19mm rain and rest of the day was hot and humid. According to the meteorological department forecast, thunderstorms with light to moderate rain is likely to occur in east Rajasthan and isolated places in west Rajasthan. Some places in the eastern part of the state may get heavy rainfall.

The districts that received rain include Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Bharatpur, Bundi, Churu, Dausa, Dholpur, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Kota, Nagaur, Pali, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand and Sikar. Rajasthan, from June 1 to July 12, has received 12.72 mm rainfall against the normal of 114.84 mm, registering 7.73% more rain.

In case of districts, only Dungarpur is in abnormal category registering 300.54 mm rainfall against normal of 168.10mm.

Alwar, Banswara, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Churu, Ganganagar, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunu, Nagaur, Pratapgarh, Sikar and Udaipur districts fall in the excess category, receiving rainfall above 20% to 59% than normal, while Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dausa, Dholpur, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Karauli, Kota, Rajsamand and Sawai Madhopur districts are in normal category with rainfall ranging from minus 19% to 19% than normal.

Baran, Barmer, Bundi, Jalore, Pali, Sirohi and Tonk districts are in deficit category where rains have been minus 20% to minus 59% than the normal rainfall. So far, no district is in scanty category.

First Published: Jul 12, 2018 22:03 IST