Monsoon becomes active in South Rajasthan, chances of torrential rain, know the latest update

Rajasthan : According to the Meteorological Department, the period of heavy rains in the state may stop from July 11. However, moderate rain with thundershowers may occur at some places. Heavy rain occurred in four districts of the state including the capital Jaipur on Wednesday, due to which waterlogging occurred at many places.

Heavy rain predicted in 20 states

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in a total of 20 states today. Red alert has been issued in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim and Meghalaya. Orange alert has been issued in 8 states including Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Heavy rain warning has been issued in some districts of Rajasthan as well.

Light scattered rain in the capital Jaipur

In Jaipur, light scattered rain occurred in various areas of the city on Wednesday afternoon. Collectorate, Gopalpura, Sodala, JLN Marg received heavy rain for half an hour, while Airport, Jagatpura, Sanganer and Pratapnagar areas remained dry. The maximum temperature in the afternoon reached 36.0 degrees Celsius.

Rain alert in 18 districts

The Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert in 18 districts of Rajasthan, out of which heavy rain is expected in 6 districts. According to weather experts, the monsoon trough line is currently passing through the Udaipur division of South Rajasthan, due to which rain continues in the districts of Udaipur, Kota, and Ajmer divisions.

Possibility of reduction in rain due to shift of monsoon trough line towards Himalayas

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of a decrease in rain activity due to the monsoon trough line shifting towards the Himalayas. Light to moderate rain with thundershowers may occur in Jaipur division. So far, 105.67 mm of rain has been recorded in the season as against the average rainfall of 102.99 mm, which is 2.60 percent more than the average.

Temperatures rise in western Rajasthan

After the rainy season has reduced in western Rajasthan, an increase in temperature has been recorded. In Bikaner, Phalodi, Jaisalmer and Pilani, the maximum temperature of the day was recorded above 40 degrees Celsius yesterday. Jaisalmer was the hottest place, where the maximum temperature was 41 degrees Celsius. This period of rain in Rajasthan has proved to be a relief, but along with this, waterlogging and increase in temperature at some places also caused problems. According to the information of the Meteorological Department, the weather conditions in the state are expected to be normal in the coming days.