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Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Gujarat rain


Heavy rain in Saurashtra; 2 swept away

July 26, 2021 12:11 am

Widespread rainfall was recorded across the state with Lodhika in Rajkot district receiving the highest rainfall of 180 mm in the state, within four hours between 2 and 6 pm Sunday.

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall across Gujarat

May 19, 2021 4:45 am

As the cyclonic storm Tauktae lay centred over Saurashtra, about 45 km north-northwest of Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening with an intensity of 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph near the centre, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert of heavy rainfall across Gujarat on Wednesday.

IMD forecasts heavy rain in parts of Saurashtra tomorrow

May 15, 2021 12:40 am

The depression formed over Lakshadweep area is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by Saturday and intensify further during the subsequent 24 hours as it is very likely to reach near Gujarat coast by May 18 morning.

Southwest Monsoon yet to withdraw from entire Gujarat; delayed by a month

October 12, 2020 2:04 am

While the withdrawal process from Gujarat started from October 6, parts of South Gujarat are yet to experience it. South Gujarat along with Saurashtra is expected to receive rainfall the coming week.

Gujarat: As wet August delays harvest, onion prices rise in market

September 08, 2020 5:06 am

Onion prices have more than doubled over the past one month at Mahuva agriculture produce market committee (APMC), the biggest wholesale market of the bulbs in the state, as arrivals have remain more or less stable while fresh crop is yet to arrive.

Seven dead, one missing as rain continues to batter Gujarat

September 01, 2020 5:56 am

As many as 4,288 persons from 13 districts were evacuated and 156 persons from six districts were rescued by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and local administration, the state department reported.

Gujarat: As rain lashes upper catchment areas, water released from Ukai dam

September 01, 2020 5:41 am

Heavy inflow of water into Ukai was witnessed in the last two days from the upper catchment areas lying in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra which received heavy rainfall.

14 deaths in 2 days as heavy rain continues in Gujarat

August 31, 2020 2:37 pm

Twelve casualties reported on Saturday — two each from Tapi, Gir Somnath and Gandhinagar, and one each in Patan, Narmada, Botad, Kutch, Bhavnagar and Junagadh.

Gujarat: Sesame, millet crops suffer extensive damage due to continuous rain

August 30, 2020 11:58 pm

“The prolonged spell of rain and overcast conditions have caused extensive damage to millet and sesame seeds crops. Both the crops are either ready to harvest or in the late maturing stage, when clear sky and dry weather are required," said agriculture officer.

Gujarat receives over 113 per cent season’s rainfall

August 30, 2020 11:19 pm

Among five regions, Kutch has recorded the highest of 241.73 per cent while among 10 talukas of the district, Mandvi recorded the highest of 358 per cent.