Monsoon partially revives in Raj; Hindoli gets 19 cm rainfall

 Monsoon has partially revived in north-eastern parts of Rajasthan covering Alwar, Bharatpur, Kota and Jaipur divisions with Hindoli receiving 19 cms of rainfall till morning, a MeT official here said.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 10, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Jaipur: Monsoon has partially revived in north-eastern parts of Rajasthan covering Alwar, Bharatpur, Kota and Jaipur divisions with Hindoli receiving 19 cms of rainfall till morning, a MeT official here said.

A minor system of the South-West Monsoon did prevail causing moderate to heavy rains in north-eastern regions of Alwar, Bharatpur, Kota, Bundi, and Jaipur divisions, B N Vishnoi, the state MeT director told PTI.

Hindoli received 19 cms of rainfall till 8:30 AM today, he said.

Monsoon trough from Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh also approached the border districts of Rajasthan triggering showers, he said.

Meanwhile, Kota recorded 11 cm rainfall followed by Sangod with 9 cm, Bundi 8 cm, Bakani-Dagod-Nainwa 7 cms each, Shahbad and Patan 6 cms each, and one to five cm at many places in the rain-affected divisions.

People in Jaipur also experienced light to moderate rains since forenoon giving respite from sultry weather conditions for the last couple of days.

North-west regions covering Jaisalmer, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu remained dry and hot.

Scattered rains will continue in parts of Rajasthan till tomorrow, a forecast said.