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Heavy rains lash Ahmedabad on Monday night; highest in Bopal, Odhav

Ahmedabad: The city witnessed heavy rainfall, accompanied by lightning and thunder, late on Monday night. Ahmedabad received an average rainfall of 1 inch in last 24 hours. Weather in the district is likely to remain rainy, with light to moderate rain over the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted. According to...

IMD predicts normal monsoon for India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a ‘normal’ monsoon this year for the country. As per the prediction, the southwest monsoon season from June to September is likely to be normal with an expected rainfall of around 98 per cent of the long period average. Notably, the long period average of the monsoon season...

After rain damage, village restores electricity connection on its own

Internal villages in the region were cut off after the causeway began to flood Electricity supply got disconnected due to heavy rains and villagers near the State of Unity decided to restore it on their own. Gujarat has so far received 84% of its annual average rainfall Vishal Mistry, Rajpipla: Junaraj village near Statue of...

Heavy monsoon help Gujarat make up 84% of its seasonal rainfall tally

Gujarat has so far received over 84% of its annual average rainfall with Kutch receiving 132.5% of its total average rainfall. Region-wise, Kutch has received the highest rainfall in percentage terms. The lowest so far has been received in North Gujarat which has got just 56.41% of its average annual monsoon. Against the annual average...

Heavy rainfall for South Gujarat, Saurashtra up to August 16

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall for Gujarat till August 16. On Wednesday the IMD also issued a red alert for parts of south Gujarat and Saurashtra region. It has warned of light to moderate rainfall in most parts of the state during the said period. Several parts of Gujarat including south...

Several parts of A’bad , G’nagar record rain on Friday evening

Several parts of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar received rain on Friday evening after a spell of strong dust winds. Across the city, the highest rainfall was recorded in Naroda and Kotarpur area which got 2 inches of rainfall followed by Chandkheda, Odhav, Memco and Ranip that got anywhere between 9.5 mm to 5 mm of rainfall....

City gets 2 inches of rainfall in early morning, waterlogging reported from several areas

Heavy rains and strong winds accompanied by thunder and lightning lashed the city in the early hours of Sunday morning. This resulted in waterlogging in several areas of the city. In the last 24 hours, Ahmedabad city received 52mm of rainfall which was the third highest in the state after Dahegam in Gandhinagar and Talod...

Cyclonic storm to hit Gujarat, Maharashtra this week: IMD

A low-pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep is likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm and reach coastal states of Maharashtra and Gujarat this week, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The system is likely to bring in rainfall to several parts of Gujarat and provide relief from the...