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Rains bring mercury down in Rajasthan

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016,16:34 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Jaipur | With eastern and western parts of Rajasthan receiving rainfall on Thursday, there has been a fall in temperature by 10 degrees Celsius in many parts of the state.

Bayana in Bharatpur and Arai in Ajmer received 10 cm of rain respectively, a MeT department spokesman said.

Nathdwara received 8 cm rainfall, Pindwara 7 cm, Gogunda 7 cm, Begun 6 cm, Sawai Madhopur 6 cm, Giola 6 cm, Pisagan 5 cm and Sarwar 5 cm, he said.

In Ajmer district, Kekri received 7 cm rainfall, Bhinai 7 cm, Nasirabad 6 cm, Srinagar 6 cm and Vijaynagar 5 cm.

The other places in the state received 1-4 cm of rainfall, the spokesman said.

Ajmer recorded a maximum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius while Bikaner recorded 31 degrees Celsius.

The MeT has predicted more rainfall coupled with strong winds in the state for the next 24 hours.