The northwestern plains of the country were reeling under the dry weather for the last couple of weeks. The westernmost state of the country, Rajasthan was also witnessing similar weather conditions as rains remained absent from the state for almost a month.
However, the weather scenario changed yesterday as rains appeared over the desert state. In a span of 24 hours from 08:30 am on Tuesday, Pilani and the capital city Jaipur received light rains to the tune of 2.1 mm and 2.4 mm, respectively. Along with the rain, hailstorm was also observed in parts of Jaipur during the past day.