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Temps drop in Rajasthan after rains

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Light to moderate rainfall occurred at a few isolated places in today leading to a drop in temperatures, the department said.

Places in Udaipur, Jaipur, Bharatpur, and Bikaner divisions received rains, it said.

Alwar district's Tizara recorded 6 cm and Kotkasim 4 cm, Udaipur district's Salumber 3 cm and Sarara 2 cm, district's Amer 3 cm, and Pratapgarh district's Dhariabad and Bharatpur district's Nagar 2 cm each, the department said.

Other places recorded 1 cm rainfall in the last 24 hours. Churu recorded 20 mm rainfall, Kota 10 mm and Pilani 1.9 mm, it said.

Meanwhile, temperatures dropped by a few degrees due to the rains.

Ganganagar was the hottest place in the state at 39.5 degrees Celsius by 38.3 in Churu, 37 each in Jaisalmer and Bikaner, 35.7 in Kota, 35.5 in and 34.7 in Barmer and 33.4 in Jaipur, the department said.

The department has predicted rain or thunderstorm with rain very likely to occur at many places in east and at a few places in the state's western parts.

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in east during the next 24 hours, it said.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 20:57 IST