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Heavy rains lash parts of Ahmedabad; over 2 inches in Maninagar 2 hours

  • Paldi, Odhav, Danapith, Kotarpur among other areas in Ahmedabad to have received over 45 mm rain on Tuesday afternoon

Ahmedabad: Several parts of Ahmedabad city received moderate to heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon. In two hours between 1 pm and 3 pm, Maninagar received the highest, 57.5 mm rain (2.26 inches) followed by Paldi with 49 mm. Odhav. Viratnagar, Danapith and Kotarpur received more than 45 mm during this period. The city’s average was 27.91 mm till 3 pm, while the total average of the season so far was 253.49 mm.

In terms of average rainfall, the central zone of city received the highest while the north-west zone received the lowest on Tuesday, according to rain data released by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). As a result, waterlogging was witnessed in these areas in the afternoon.

The average rainfall in the central zone between 6 am on 3 pm on Tuesday was 45 mm. Within this zone, Danapith area received 48 mm while Dudheshwar received 42 mm in this period.

In the south zone, Maninagar received 57.5 mm rain, which was the highest for an area in the city. Vatva received 15.5 mm rainfall. The average rain in the zone was 36.5 mm.

It was followed by north zone with 36.17 mm average rain during the day. Here, Kotarpur received 47 mm, Memko 33 mm and Naroda 28.5 mm.

The average rainfall in south-west zone was 20.5 mm. Here, Sarkhej received 43 mm, Jodhpur 15 mm and Bopal 3.5 mm.

The west zone received 16.88 mm average rain. The highest, 49 mm, was in Paldi, followed by Usmanpura with 17.50 mm. Chandkheda and Ranip received 0.5 mm each.

The north-west zone received 12.17 mm average rain, with Science City area getting 26.5 mm and Bodakdev 10 mm.




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