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Incessant rains continue in Rajasthan

Written by: Staff

Jaipur, Sept 2: Fear of floods looms large in Rajasthan's Jhalawar and Kota districts with incessant rains continuing in the region.

Around 300 people trapped in a temple in Chapiheda village are being shifted to safer places by police and RAC jawans.

Jhalawar town has received 124 mm rains, Bhimsagar 123 mm and Kalisindh 129 mm till this morning.

Although rains have somewhat weakened in Hadoti region, most places are witnessing showers today. Gurha dam in Bundi received 46.6 mm, Chanda ka Talab 60 mm, Bardha 53 mm, Kota 27 mm, Kota Barrage 60 mm and Dara Colony 101 mm.

The Kota barrage discharged 1,52784 cusecs water in the morning while the Bisalpur dam on Banas released 60,000 cusecs.

With rains having weakened in Madhya Pradesh, the water level has started receding in Chapi river in Jhalwar district. The Chapi dam is discharging around 600 cusecs of water.

The water level in Dharganga has come down by two-and-a half feet while it has receded by three feet in Parwan river.

Water is flowing at a height of 40 feet in Kalisindh river, the highest this season.

Meanwhile, heavy downpour led to overflowing of Bandi river in Pali district. The district administration rescued six labourers who went to the river to pick up stones.

The situation has eased in Banswara, Dungarpur and Udaipur as downpours has ceased.

Relief work is on at the border district of Barmer.


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