Rain lashes parts of Raj; fog affects train services

Source:  www.business-standard.com

Moderate rains continued to lash several parts of Rajasthanfor the second day today, affecting normal life, while fog in neighbouring regions delayed train and bus services in the desert state.

Due to dense fog in neighbouring states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh, about eight trains were running late from 55 minutes to 5:35 hrs, and two trains between Sriganganagar and Jammu Tawai, Ganganagar-Delhi were rescheduled, an NWR spokesperson said here.

Howrah-Jodhpur train is running late by 5:35 hrs, while Kanpur-Bhiwani and Varanasi-Jodhpur by 3:10 hrs.

Roadways buses plying on Jaipur-Delhi, Jaipur-Agra, Jaipur-Kota routes were also running late by about one hour, an RSRTC official said.

Kota recorded a maximum rainfall of 5.2 mm followed by Jaipur 3.8 and Ajmer 1.8 mm till 0830 hrs, a MeT report said. More info

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