Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) Hailstorm and rainfall in different parts of Rajasthan brought the mercury down in many cities of the state. Hailstorm in Nokha tehsil in Bikaner district formed a thick white layer.
Thursday morning came with drizzles which converted into rains and then by late afternoon hailstorm for 15 minutes covered the ground with thick white layer.
Hailstorm was also reported in Jayal in Nagaur district on Thursday.
While Bikaner recorded a rainfall of 2.2 mm on Thursday, Churu recorded 5 mm of rainfall and Shri Ganganagar recorded 13.3 mm of rainfall from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
The met department has predicted thunderstorm with light to moderate rain which is likely to occur at isolated places in Jodhpur, Nagaur, Pali, Sirohi, Sirohi, Bhilwara, Ajmer, Bharatpur, Alwar, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Churu & Jaipur districts and adjoining areas.
Thunderstorm accompanied with rain/hail storm and lightning with gusty winds is likely to occur at isolated places in Jaipur & Alwar districts.