JAIPUR: The southwest monsoon gained momentum because of the low-pressure space over coastal Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal resulting in heavy rains in Rajasthan, a Meteorological Division right here mentioned even because it issued a ‘pink alert’, predicting very heavy rains in lots of districts of the state within the subsequent 24 hours.
Heavy rain was recorded in lots of areas of the state within the final 24 hours, it mentioned.
Heavy rainfall was recorded in Karauli, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Dausa, Alwar, Jhunjhunu, Churu and Hanumangarh districts of Rajasthan within the final 24 hours, it mentioned.
The climate division mentioned 268 mm rainfall was recorded in Shri Mahavirji (Karauli) adopted by 135 mm at Rajgarh in Churu, 114 mm at Uchhain of Bharatpur, 104 mm at Mahwa in Dausa, 99 mm at Neemrana in Alwar, 87.3 mm at Pilani in Jhunjhunu and 67 mm at Bhadra in Hanumangarh.
The Meteorological Division additionally has issued a ‘Purple Alert’ warning of very heavy to very heavy rain (greater than 115.6 mm) at one or two locations in Baran, Jhalwar districts on Saturday.
The division has issued an ‘orange Alert’, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall (64.5 to 115.6 mm) at one or two locations in Jaipur, Ajmer, Tonk, Sawai Madhopur, Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota and Baran districts.
For Karauli, Udaipur, Pratapgarh, Nagaur and Pali districts, a ‘yellow alert’ has been issued for heavy rain (15.6 to 64.5 mm).

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