Cyclone Biparjoy, which came closer to the desert state after making landfall in Gujarat, caused severe rainfall in a number of locations in Rajasthan over the previous 24 hours, according to officials.
A rainfall of 210 mm was recorded in Mount Abu, 136 mm in Sedwa in Barmer, 135 mm in Mount Abu tehsil, 110 mm in Raniwada of Jalore, 76 mm in Bidasaria in Churu, 68 mm in Reodar, 59 mm in Sanchor, 57 mm in Pindwara, 49 mm each in Gogunda and Girva, 47 mm in Jalore, 46 mm each in Sindri and Jaswantpura of Jalore, 40 mm in Jhadol, 38 mm in Abu Road, 35 mm in Kotda, 30 mm in Sirohi, 26 mm in Kumbhalgarh and 25.7 mm in Udaipur till 8.30 am, officials stated.
Due to the cyclone’s effects, several other locations in the state also experienced rainfall throughout the period, with amounts ranging from 1 mm to 22 mm, according to the officials.
Strong winds forecast to blow in the areas of Barmer, Jalore, Sirohi, and Pali have prompted the meteorological agency to issue a “Orange” notice.
For the districts of Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Churu, Sikar, Nagaur, Jhunjhunu, Ajmer, Udaipur, and Rajsamand, a “Yellow” alert has been issued.
In Rajasthan, the cyclone has reached a deep depression and is expected to weaken even more.
The state’s minimum temperature, meanwhile, ranged between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius.
The state’s greatest maximum temperature was 41.4 degrees Celsius on Friday in Bundi, followed by 39.9 degrees Celsius in Sriganganagar.