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Saurashtra batsman Avi Barot dies of heart attack at 29

Rajkot: Former Indian U-19 cricket captain and Ranji player Avi Barot passed away after a severe cardiac arrested on Friday evening. He was 29. His death came as a shock to the entire cricket fraternity. In a statement, Saurashtra Cricket Association said, “Everyone at Saurashtra Cricket Association deeply shocked and saddened on very shocking, untimely...

Gujarat may receive heavy rain over next 5 days, says IMD

Ahmedabad: Widespread rain is likely in Gujarat between September 19 and 21, the India Meteorological Department has predicted. Saurashtra region will get heavy to very heavy rain in several places. Ahmedabad, especially its southern parts, will get light to moderate rain. Districts like Dahod, Panchmahals, Aravalli, Mahisagar, Kheda, Anand and others are expected to get...

Rain fury in Gujarat: Saurashtra on red alert

Gujarat has so far received over 71% of its average annual rainfall Rajkot: The Met department has predicted extremely heavy rain in Gujarat over next three-four days. Saurashtra has been put on red alert, with the administration making all preparations to deal with the situation. Extremely heavy rain is likely in Rajkot, Junagadh and Jamnagar...

Gujarat: IMD predicts heavy rain across state over next three days

Saurashtra, South Gujarat likely to receive heavy to very heavy rain, says IMD Gandhinagar: After a break, rainfall activity has picked up again in the state. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall across the state over the next three days. Saurashtra and South Gujarat are likely to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall....

Gujarat BJP to hold parliamentary board meeting on Aug 17-18

The Gujarat BJP’s parliamentary board meeting is going to be held on August 17 and 18 at its headquarters ‘Kamalam’. The meeting will be headed by the Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil. It will be also attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Union minister Parshottam Rupala. Discussion on civic...

Saurashtra and Kutch likely to face rain fury in coming days too

Saurashtra and Kutch region of Gujarat will have to brace for heavy rains in the coming two three days. The region has been battered by heavy rains for the last two days. The met department has said that the state will see heavy rains on July 9 and 10. Particular warning has been issued for...

Saurashtra continues to face rain fury, cattle washed away in Rajkot

The incessant rains in Saurashtra, particularly in Rajkot resulted in extreme flooding in the district and the region. Videos of cattle being washed away have emerged. In the video, eight buffaloes are seen being washed by heavy currents on the streets of a village in Rajkot district. Saurashtra region has been battered by rains for...

Saurashtra continues to battle rain fury, bridge collapses in Junagadh

Several regions of Saurashtra faced a flood like situation on Monday, a day after Khambhalia taluka in Devbhoomi Dwarka district received 17 inches of rainfall. The heavy rains continued on Monday too disrupting life in the region and forcing a team of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) to be deployed there. A 30-year-old bridge...

One killed, two others escape as strong current sweeps car of bridge in Rajkot, Gujarat

One person was killed and two others had a narrow escape when the van they were travelling in were swept away by strong currents on the outskirts of Rajkot on Sunday. The three were travelling in a Bolero car and were crossing a bridge that had slightly submerged under water from the Khokhardar river. The...

S’rashtra records tremors measuring 4 on Richter scale, sends residents running out of their homes

Even as the state battles the Covid19 pandemic, an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded in several parts of Saurashtra. Earlier the region had also seen unseasonal rain that was expected to bring untold damage to agriculture. Junagadh, Gir, Somnath and Porbandar were some of the regions that recorded mild tremors sending...

S’rashtra records tremors measuring 4 on Richter scale, sends residents running out of their homes

Even as the state battles the Covid19 pandemic, an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded in several parts of Saurashtra. Earlier the region had also seen unseasonal rain that was expected to bring untold damage to agriculture. Junagadh, Gir, Somnath and Porbandar were some of the regions that recorded mild tremors sending...

Travel from Surat to Saurashtra, other parts of Guj allowed but only by bus

Minister Ganpat Vasava on Tuesday said that the state will allow travel of migrants from Surat to other districts in Saurashtra and North Gujarat. The decision comes following a meeting at the Surat district collector office. Those intending to travel will have to file an application online and initial permission to ferry passengers has been...