Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
»
1-min read

10 Districts Record 'Excess' Rainfall in Rajasthan, Heavy Downpour Predicted at Few Places

The normal rainfall (19 per cent to -19 per cent) for the period of June 1 to August 1 in the state is 254.98 mm. Against this, the state recorded 287.21 mm rains during the same period this year.

PTI

Updated:August 2, 2019, 4:32 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
10 Districts Record 'Excess' Rainfall in Rajasthan, Heavy Downpour Predicted at Few Places
Representative Image. (Reuters)
Loading...

Jaipur: Ten districts of Rajasthan recorded 'excess' rainfall this monsoon season, while 14 districts witnessed 'normal' and seven 'deficit' rainfall, the state water resources department said.

No district in the state saw 'scanty' rainfall so far, it said.

The normal rainfall (19 per cent to -19 per cent) for the period of June 1 to August 1 in the state is 254.98 mm. Against this, the state recorded 287.21 mm rains during the same period this year.

Jhunjhunu and Sikar recorded 'abnormal' (60 per cent or more) rain, while Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bundi, Churu, Jaipur, Kota, Nagaur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand and Sawaimadhopur received excess (20 per cent to 59 per cent) rainfall, the department said.

Districts with normal rainfall are Banswara, Baran, Barmer, Bharatpur, Chittorgarh, Dausa, Dholpur, Dungarpur, Jhalawar, Jodhpur, Karauli, Pali, Tonk and Udaipur. Alwar, Bikaner, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jalore and Sirohi recorded deficit rainfall (-20 to -59 per cent), it said.

Of the total 810 dams in the state, 31 are fully filled, 398 partially filled and 381 are empty.

Meanwhile, Ajmer recorded a maximum of 114.2 mm rain till Friday morning.

Mount Abu, Bikaner, Ganganagar and Dabok recorded 80 mm, 65.3 mm, 31.7 mm and 37.6 mm rains, respectively during this period. Several other areas also received below 30 mm rains, according to the MeT department.

The weatherman has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at few places in the state with extremely heavy rainfall at one or two places in east Rajasthan on Friday.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results