Heavy rains in Rajasthan for the last three-four days have caused havoc in many places. Heavy rains are continuing in many districts of the state. Torrential rains in Banswara, Pratapgarh, Dungarpur, Jalore, Udaipur and other districts have led to flood-like situation in low-lying areas. Colonies and crops have been submerged. The roads have become lakes. The dams were overflowing. After which the gates of many dams were also opened. Due to which the surrounding area as well as the tributaries have overflowed.
Since Sunday afternoon, there were clouds in different parts of the capital Jaipur. Today, many parts of Jaipur city including Transport Nagar, Jawahar Nagar, Goner Road, Jagatpura, Pratap Nagar, JLN Marg, Adarsh Nagar, Rajapark received rain. Jaipur Meteorological Centre Director Radheshyam Sharma issued a yellow alert for rain in 10 districts, including the capital Jaipur. According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rains are expected in Udaipur, Rajsamand, Chittorgarh, Pratapgarh, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Dausa, Tonk, Nagaur.
Due to heavy rains, the water level of the dam has gone above the limit.
The situation is much worse in Banswara.
Thousands of hectares of farmland in Banswara district were inundated due to continuous rains for 36 hours. Due to which the crop sown by the farmers has been completely destroyed. It is no longer edible for animals.
Due to continuous rains, water has accumulated up to two to three feet in the fields. Due to this, about 50 percent of the crop in the district is expected to be damaged. At the same time, the fields near Mahi backwater in the district have also been flooded. Due to which the standing crop in the fields has fallen. Now there is no possibility of their ripening.
Due to the rains, the crops of the farmers have suffered heavy losses.
In Banswara district, especially maize and soybean crops are also grown during this season. Due to excessive rains in Bagidaura, Ghatol, Ganoda, Sajjangarh Anandpuri, Kushalgarh area of Banswara district, almost all the fields here have been flooded. Due to which the crop has been completely destroyed.
The farmers are now demanding compensation from the government for the damaged crop. Farmers say that the money that was sown for the sowing of the crop has been completely destroyed. Loans and interest have also gone up, in view of which the government is making arrangements to get compensation by taking a decision as soon as possible in the interest of farmers.
Heavy rains in Pratapgarh district
Rain has also wreaked havoc in Pratapgarh district. The situation has become worse due to heavy rains for four days. There have also been reports of collapse of kutcha houses at many places in the district. The Airavat river in the district is at its full est. Due to this, the Ghantali Mare Tezpur road has been blocked. People are also facing a lot of trouble in going to the mirror.
The boundary wall of Pipalkhunt post office and 33 KV sub-station in Pratapgarh district has collapsed. Due to which the power supply has been disturbed. Common people are facing a lot of trouble.
There are reports of falling electric poles on the banks of the river in Dhariawad of the district. The water level of jakham dam, the highest filling capacity of 31 meters in the state, has now reached above 25 meters. National Highway 56 is currently affected due to traffic.
Collector Dr Inderjit Yadav and SP Amit Kumar are constantly taking stock of the situation. Also, the NDRF team is also deployed to help people on the spot.
Something like this is happening in Ajmer.
In Ajmer too, the situation is similar. Somewhere there is a rain of disaster, somewhere there is a rain of relief, the weather of the city has become pleasant. People are enjoying the rain at all the tourist places in the district.
The rain of Ajmer is making it feel like Sawan in the month of Bhadwa. Due to rain in Ajmer, it started raining with cold air on Monday morning, while in the afternoon, the shadow of black clouds changed the mood of the weather.
People are thronging tourist places in Ajmer
There were showers with strong thunder and brightness. The weather also became pleasant due to the movement of clouds and intermittent showers. There has also been a decline in the temperature of the district.
The Meteorological Department has predicted cloudy sky and light rain till Wednesday. At present, the monsoon trough i.e. low pressure area of air is around Rajasthan. Due to this, monsoon is going to be favourable in the surrounding districts of Jaipur, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner.
Due to similar weather, people also came to enjoy the weather at Manjhi Chhat on Sherwasi Ana Sagar Baradari Pushkar Road and different tourist places of the city. On Anasagar, the city residents also took selfies while enjoying the weather with their family.
MLA writes letter to CM for crop compensation
Here, the demand for compensation for the crop damaged by the rain has also intensified. Along with the farmers, the MLA has also written a letter to the CM demanding compensation. Raniwada MLA has written a letter to CM. MLA Narayan Singh Deval demanded compensation to the farmers who were damaged due to unseasonal rains in the area.
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