Pre-monsoon rain lashes Rajasthan

Rajasthan gets its Pre-monsoon rain that lashed eastern and northern parts of the state on Tuesday Morning. Mild to moderate rainfall brought the mercury down at many places. Jaipur Met office said monsoon rains will start in Rajasthan from June 23 onwards when the south-west monsoon enters from Kota. Jaipur Met office director S S Singh, on the progress of monsoon, said, “It is likely to enter Rajasthan within two days. It has reached Madhya Pradesh.” Singh said rain will lash eastern Rajasthan, including Kota, Jhalwar and Baran districts of the state in the next 24 hours.
Jaipurities woke up to a pleasant morning with overnight rain. Many people were seen drenching themselves in the morning rain. There was a drastic dip in the minimum and maximum temperatures of the city with 22.8 and 34.7 degrees Celsius respectively. But rain also lead to waterlogging and heaps of garbage on roads and many localities in and around Jaipur. The Met office said rain or thundershowers are likely to be witnessed at many places in the southern and eastern parts of the state in the next 48 hours.