Isolated places in the state recorded light to moderate rainfall ranging from one to four cm in the last 24 hours giving much needed respite from scorching heat at least in some parts of Rajasthan. Rainfall was recorded in parts of Banswara, Udaipur, Ajmer, Churu, Jaipur, Sikar and Bhilwara districts. With 42.5 degrees Celsius, Churu was the hottest place followed by 42.2 degrees Celsius in Kota, 41.6 in Ganganagar, 41.4 in Bikaner, 41.2 each in Pilani and Jaisalmer, 41 each in Jodhpur and Barmer, 39.8 in Ajmer, 39.1 in Dabok and 39 in Jaipur respectively. The MeT department has predicted that thunderstorms are likely to occur at isolated places in the state.
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