Hailstorm and rain hits Rajasthan

Hailstorm and rains lashed many places in Rajasthan, including the state capital last evening. Hailstorm accompanied by high velocity winds struck the Pink City and adjoining areas last evening. Later intermittent showers continued till late night. Besides, hailstorm also hit many places including Bikaner, Dausa, Tonk and Karauli. Rains, were reported from a number of places in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota divisions, the Met officesaid here today. The hailstorm damaged crops at some places, a weather official said. ''Similar weather conditions and hailstorm is likely to prevail at some places during next two days or so,'' he added.