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Which one of the following districts experiences the highest 'Dust storms' in the month of May and June?

1. Jodhpur
2. Sri Ganganagar
3. Jaisalmer
4. Bikaner

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Sri Ganganagar

The correct answer is Sri Ganganagar.

  • Sri Ganganagar district experiences the highest 'Dust storms' in the month of May and June.

  • The Hot Weather Season in Rajasthan:
    • Dry and hot winds known as ‘Loo’ blows in the Rajasthan.
    • The wind blows in the afternoon and stays till midnight.
    • Dust storms in the evening are very common in May in the south-eastern areas of Rajasthan.
    • In June, Dust storms are common in the north-western part of the state.
      • Ganganagar district has about 27 days of duststorm.
      • It is followed by Bikaner and Jodhpur. 

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