Five persons on Sunday were stuck on the banks of the river Parvati in Ayana area of Kota following flash floods after heavy rain.

The area is situated some 100 kilometres from Kota town. SP (Rural) Vikas Pathak said all out efforts are being made to rescue the five persons. In another incident, two boys on Sunday drowned while swimming in a pond in Wair town of Bharatpur district, police said. The deceased were identified as Mohit and Hariom.

Meanwhile, torrential rain threw normal life out of gear in parts of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and a number of villages bordering Madhya Pradesh, an official said. PTI