As Maha Cyclone intensifies in Arabian sea, rain spells lead winters in Rajasthan

Jaipur: The impact of Western Disturbance in North India and cyclonic storm ‘Maha’ in the Arabian Sea was seen in the state on Thursday. The weather of the state suddenly changed and people were forced to wear warm clothes. Several cities of the state received rain on Thursday, while hail also fell in Ajmer.

Due to the strong wind after the rain, the effect of winter started appearing in the state. According to the Meteorological Department, most parts of the state had been cloudy since Thursday morning and some areas also received rains in the morning. Rainfall occurred in many areas around Jaipur, Ajmer, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Churu and Ajmer recorded more than 7 mm of rainfall. The strong winds along with the rains increased the cold in the atmosphere. School children arrived in school in the morning wearing winter clothes.

At the same time, people coming out of the house from the office or other work appeared wearing warm clothes like sweaters, jerseys, etc. In many areas of the state, day temperatures dropped by 2 to 4 degrees Celsius due to rain and wind. The maximum daytime temperature in most cities went below 30 degrees Celsius. The capital Jaipur recorded a maximum temperature of 26.5 degrees Celsius for two days.