Bringing the much-needed respite from the scorching heat, many places including the state capital were lashed by rains since Tuesday. The southwest monsoon advanced over parts of Rajasthan where many places.
Light to heavy rainfall was recorded in most of the places of east Rajasthan and at a few places in the western parts of the state.
Talera in Bundi recorded 9 cm rains while Nathdwara in Rajsamand registered 8 cm rainfall till this morning, the MeT department said.
A large number of places also recorded below 8 cm rainfall during this period. Sriganganagar, Pilani and Churu recorded 12 mm, 3.2 mm and 3 mm rains till this evening.
Following the rains, the mercury dipped by several notches and Jaisalmer was the hottest with 36 degrees Celsius followed by 34.4 degrees Celsius each in Kota and Barmer, 34.3 degrees Celsius in Jodhpur, 34.2 degrees Celsius in Bikaner, 34 degrees Celsius in Ganganagar and 33.1 degrees Celsius in Jaipur.
The MeT department has predicted thunderstorm and rain accompanied by squall at isolated places in the state for the next two days.