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Light to moderate rain in parts of Rajasthan, yellow alert issued for the next 3 days

ByRandall B. Phelps

Aug 8, 2022

The meteorological service has issued a yellow alert for torrential rains as well as thunderstorms in Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jhalawar, Kota, Pratapgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Sirohi, Tonk, Udaipur and Pali districts for the three next days.

There is a possibility of heavy rain at one or two places in the districts of Jodhpur division for the next 48 hours. (PTI)

Light to moderate rain has been recorded in eastern and western Rajasthan over the past 24 hours which ended at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, the meteorological service said.

The meteorological service has issued a yellow heavy rain alert for many districts for the next three days.

Over the past 24 hours, torrential rains have been recorded in isolated locations across the state. Keshwana in Jalore recorded the highest rainfall of 65mm, a Met Department spokesman said.

During this period, 60mm of rain was recorded at Bhaisrodgarh in Chittorgarh, 30mm each at Tatgarh and Shahbad in Baran and 20mm at Mandrayal in Karauli, he said.

Up to 10mm of rainfall was recorded at various other locations in the state, he added.

From 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 57.5mm of rainfall was recorded at Dholpur, 50.6mm at Sriganganagar, 48mm at Bikaner, 34mm at Jaipur, 13.5mm at Sangaria, 8.8mm at Phalodi and 5.9mm in Dabok.

The meteorological service has issued a yellow alert for torrential rains as well as thunderstorms in Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Jhalawar, Kota, Pratapgarh, Sawai Madhopur, Sirohi, Tonk, Udaipur and Pali districts for the three next days.

Regional Director of Jaipur Meteorological Center Radheshyam Sharma said a low pressure area has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal and near the coast of Odisha. It is very likely to intensify further in the next 48 hours and gradually move west-northwestward.

Due to this system, he said, light to moderate rains are expected in parts of eastern Rajasthan for the next four to five days and heavy rains are expected to continue in Kota and Udaipur divisions. of southern Rajasthan and their environs for the next four. -five days.

Sharma said there was a possibility of light to moderate rain in parts of Jodhpur and Bikaner districts in western Rajasthan. There is a possibility of heavy rain at one or two places in the districts of Jodhpur division for the next 48 hours.

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First published on: 08-08-2022 at 07:57:51