Jaipur: Heavy rains in Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur left three of us silly, low-mendacity areas inundated, and introduced the metropolis to a standstill.
Fifty households were moved to safer locations from low-mendacity areas of the metropolis, officials said.
Three hours of excessive rain resulted in waterlogging in different parts of Jaipur. Ratings of autos were submerged in water and left stranded on roads.
Three of us were killed and as many rescued after a jeep used to be swept away by solid water currents whereas crossing a bridge in Kanota situation where a dam had overflowed, Living Residence Officer (SHO) Narendra Singh Khichad said.
One person has been admitted to sanatorium for therapy, he said.
The deceased were identified as Ramapratap, Paro Devi and Kanu, police said.
Jaipur District Collector Antar Singh Nehra said 50 households had been evacuated from slums in Jawahar Nagar situation.
He said 15-20 teams of civil defence personnel and three teams of the Declare Catastrophe Response Power (SDRF) had been deployed in waterlogged areas to achieve rescue operations.
The Military used to be alerted after the climate division warned of heavy rains, in step with the officials.
Visitors motion used to be disrupted on the Jaipur-Delhi toll road as a boulder fell on the avenue.
#WATCH Rajasthan: Aspects of Jaipur face extreme waterlogging because the metropolis receives heavy rainfall at this time.
As per India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast, Jaipur metropolis to be aware ‘In total cloudy sky with Heavy rain’ at this time. pic.twitter.com/uwP3vNtZEy
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Jaipur Meteorological Centre Director RS Sharma attributed the heavy rains to a cyclonic circulation over east Rajasthan.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall has been recorded in Jaipur and its surrounding areas for the length of the final 8-10 hours, he said. From Friday morning to evening, 132 mm rainfall used to be recorded in Jaipur and 102.6 mm at the Jaipur airport, he said.
Rains additionally 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 climate division has forecast reasonable to intense thunderstorm and heavy to extraordinarily heavy rainfall in greater than 20 districts of Rajasthan, along side Jaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Baran, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Dausa and Dholpur, over the following 24 hours.