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Heavy rains cause waterlogging in parts of Rajasthan

According to a spokesperson of the MeT Department, Jaipur recorded 80 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 11.30 am.

Published: 14th August 2020 07:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th August 2020 07:55 PM   |  A+A-

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A milkman crosses a flooded street during heavy rain in Jaipur (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

JAIPUR: Heavy rains lashed Rajasthan on Friday, inundating low-lying areas and paralysing normal life.

Several parts of Jaipur were waterlogged and scores of vehicles were stranded on roads after the city received excessive rainfall for almost three hours.

According to a spokesperson of the MeT Department, Jaipur recorded 80 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 11.30 am.

Shabad of Baran district received 127mm rainfall, Dausa 124 mm, Karauli 101 mm, Bamanwas 76 mm and Sanchore 32 mm, he said.

The weather office has forecast moderate rainfall at many places accompanied with heavy to very heavy rains at a few places in Jaipur during the next three hours.

The MeT department has alerted for localised flooding of susceptible informal settlements, low-lying areas and underpasses.

Thunderstorms with light to moderate rain are likely to occur at a few places in Jaipur, Sikar, Ajmer, Tonk districts and adjoining areas, it said.

 

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