Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by Tuesday

Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by Tuesday

Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by TuesdayJAIPUR: Here is good news for the people eying on monsoon. The Jaipur Met office on Sunday said that conditions are favourable for the onset of south west monsoon in the next 48 hours. Following good rainfall in southern Rajasthan which is considered as gate for the south west monsoon on Sunday, the Jaipur Met office said that monsoon is likely to enter in the state by Tuesday. Jhalawar received a rainfall of 90 mm which was highest on Sunday.

Though majority of the places continued to witness heat wave conditions, people in southern Rajasthan witnessed a good amount of rainfall.

Churu remained hottest in the state with a maximum temperature of 44.5 degree Celsius. In Jaipur people witnessed a scorching afternoon as a maximum temperature of 41.6 accompanied with humidity of almost 70% was witnessed. Roads gave an empty look in the afternoon as people confined themselves to their homes.

On the progress of south west monsoon an officer with the Jaipur met office said, “Conditions are favourable for the onset of monsoon by June 26. The humidity is rising in the state which is a good sign. Pre-monsoon showers were also witnessed at many places in southern Rajasthan.” The monsoon has already been delayed in the state compared to last year.

Jhalawar was followed by Kushalgarh (Banswara) where a rainfall of 70 mm was witnessed, Aklera (Jhalawar) 80 mm, and Ramganjmandi (Kota) 50 mm. Many places in southern Rajasthan also witnessed rainfall ranging from 10 mm to 50 mm.

 However, in other parts of the state the weather remained dry and humid. Churu was followed by Sriganganagar where a maximum temperature of 44.4 degree Celsius was recorded, Jaisalmer and Pilani 42.5 degree Celsius each, Bikaner 42.4, Barmer 41.0, Jodhpur 39.8, Ajmer 39.6, Kota 38.4 and a maximum temperature of 38.4 degree Celsius was recorded in Kota.

In its forecast Jaipur Met office said that rainfall would be witnessed at many places in the state in the next 24 hours.

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