The rain stated around 3 pm and continued for about half an hour quenching the thirst of the parched earth. The rain was preceded by dust storm. The sudden turnaround in weather has caught many people off guarded and running for cover.
According to the regional Met office, light rain has experienced at isolated places in Jaipur, Ajmer, and Kota and Bikaner divisions. The Met forecast said, light rain likely to continue at isolated places. It has warned that dust storm or thunderstorm also likely to occur at isolated places. However in west Rajasthan heat wave conditions prevailed. Barmer and Kota recorded highest temperature of 39. 8 degrees followed by Jaislamer at 39 degree Celsius.