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Rains across north India, cloudbursts in Uttarakhand

A waterlogged street in Jaipur after heavy rains on Monday. Photo: Rohit Jain Paras

A waterlogged street in Jaipur after heavy rains on Monday. Photo: Rohit Jain Paras  

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Light to moderate rain across North India on Monday brought some respite from the prevailing high levels of humidity.

The capital Delhi recorded 22mm of rains. The maximum temperature was recorded at 33.3 degrees celsius while the minimum was 27.4 degrees celsius in the city.

Rajasthan received light to moderate rains. The state capital Jaipur recorded 43.9 mm of rain.

Dabok and Chittorgarh recorded 12 and 9.5 mm rainfall respectively while in some other areas it drizzled since morning.

Kotkasim, Bharatpur and Mandrayal recorded 7, 5 and 4 cm of rainfall respectively since Sunday.

The Met department has predicted rains at several places in eastern and at a few places in western parts of the state during the next 24 hours.

Rains continued to lash most parts of Uttarakhand triggering fresh cloudbursts and landslides.

The Met office has predicted that current weather conditions are likely to continue for another day and some parts of the hill state, including Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts, might receive rather heavy to heavy rains during the next 24 hours.

Nuranu village of Mori area in Uttarkashi district was hit by cloudburst on Sunday following heavy rains washing away cattle and damaging 19 houses, sources said. However, no loss of human life was reported in the incident, they said.

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