Jaipur: Dust storm accompanied with heavy rains lashed north-west Rajasthan affecting normal life as Churu received the maximum rainfall of 43 mm, the MeT department said on Tuesday.
With the ongoing climatic disturbances due to upper air cyclonic system of clouds and western disturbance, moderate to heavy rains occurred at many places in the state till 08:30 hrs, a MeT officer said.
A high intensity squall accompanied with thundershowers also hit Jaipur and its sub-urban towns in the wee hours today. People woke up with thick layer of sands and fallen apart leaves in their premises.
Pilani recorded a maximum rainfall of 42.1mm, Ganganagar 23.2, Bikaner 21.2, Jodhpur 2.4, Ajmer 1.2, Jaipur and 1.0mm.