Three dead, low-lying regions overwhelmed as heavy rains lash Jaipur | Jaipur News

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JAIPUR: Heavy rains in Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur left three people dead, low-lying regions overwhelmed, and brought the city to a standstill.
Fifty households were transferred to safer areas from low-lying regions of the town, officials said.
Three hours excess rain led to waterlogging in many elements of Jaipur. Cases of vehicles have been submerged in water and left stranded on streets.

Three people have been killed as many rescued after a jeep was hauled away by strong water currents while crossing a bridge at Kanota place at which a dam had overflowed, station house officer (SHO) Narendra Singh Khichad explained.
One individual was admitted to hospital for treatment, he explained.
The deceased had been identified as Ramapratap, Paro Devi and Kanu, authorities said.
Jaipur District Collector Antar Singh Nehra stated 50 families are evacuated from slums in Jawahar Nagar area.
He explained 15-20 groups of civil defence personnel and three groups of this State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) are set up in waterlogged areas to perform rescue operations.
The Army was alarmed after the weather section warned of heavy rains, according to the officials.
Traffic motion was interrupted on the Jaipur-Delhi street for a boulder dropped on the street.
Jaipur Meteorological Centre Director R S Sharma imputed the heavy rains into some cyclonic flow over east Rajasthan.
Heavy to very heavy rain was listed in Jaipur and its neighboring regions during the previous 8-10 hours,” he explained.
From Friday morning to day, 132 mm rain was recorded at Jaipur and 102.6 mm in the Jaipur airport,” he explained.
Rains also lashed Jamwa Ramgarh (250 mm), Amber (154 mm), Shahpura (111 mm), Bassi (89 mm), Sanganer (70 mm), Chaksu-Chomu (54 mm), Kishangarh (51 mm), Dabok (62.4), Sikar (23.2 mm), Bikaner (14 mm), Ajmer (1.9 mm), Kota (1.4 mm) and Churu (0.2 mm).
The weather section has forecast moderate to extreme thunderstorm and heavy to exceptionally heavy rain in greater than 20 areas of Rajasthan, such as Jaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Dausa and Dholpur, within the following 24 hours.


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