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Gujarat rains


Gujarat receives rainfall after a break of 10 days

September 12, 2020 4:17 am

With the fresh round of rainfall after a break of over ten days, Ahmedabad residents had a sigh of relief from hot and humid temperatures experienced for the last few days on late Friday evening.

Excess rain: ‘Groundnut, soybean crops failed’; State govt should compensate farmers for losses: Paresh Dhanani

September 05, 2020 4:31 am

Not a pod has grown in groundnut and soyabean crops. Not only that, due to the prolonged waterlogging, farmers will not be able to harvest the crop's foliage which is fodder for their cattle," Paresh Dhanani told The Indian Express over phone.

First time in 5 years: Shetrunji, Bhadar dams overflow simultaneously

August 31, 2020 2:33 pm

Following good rainfall in their catchment areas, Sehtrunji dam overflowed on August 19 and Bhadar dam followed on August 21. It was for the first time since 2015, and the 16th time overall, that the two dams overflowed simultaneously during the same season.

'Heavy rainfall till Sunday': 114 people evacuated from two villages in Ahmedabad

August 28, 2020 3:19 pm

Heavy rain is expected in the districts of South Gujarat, namely Surat, Navsari and Valsad, on Friday. On Saturday, heavy to very heavy rains are likely in the districts of North Gujarat.

Nine dead in a day as rain pounds parts of Gujarat

August 24, 2020 3:24 pm

Thirteen teams from the Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have already been deployed in different states while another two NDRF teams and 11 teams from the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) are on reserve.

Alert issued for 108 dams as Gujarat gets over 94 per cent rain this year

August 24, 2020 3:27 pm

Kutch region recorded the highest of 162 per cent of average rainfall this year, followed by Saurashtra with 123.59 per cent, South Gujarat 86.19 per cent, North Gujarat 75.15 per cent and east central Gujarat 73.77 per cent.

Gujarat: Storage in state's dams increases to 60%

August 16, 2020 10:52 pm

Sardar Sarovar, popularly called Narmada dam, the largest reservoir of the state also sow its gross storage increase by around one mcmc to touch 5,044.82 mcm. That is 53.33 per cent storage in the dam.

6 killed, close shave for bus passengers as rain lashes Gujarat

August 14, 2020 3:50 am

Passengers on board a Pavagadh-bound bus of the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) had a close shave as the bus was left stranded in a flooded underbridge on Umvada road of Gondal town in Rajkot following heavy rain.

Gujarat: Rajkot MP writes to CM Vijay Rupani, demands survey of crop damage after rains

October 02, 2019 12:37 am

Rajkot BJP MP Mohan Kundariya has written to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani stating that a recent agriculture department survey to assess rain damage to Kharif crops should be conducted after it stops raining, as it would otherwise be “unjust to farmers”.

Withdrawal of monsoon not any time soon: IMD

September 19, 2019 9:27 am

Usually, monsoon withdrawal takes place from the second week of September.


Vadodara hit by heavy rains as Gujarat braces for major downpour

August 01, 2019 7:58 am

Heavy rains lashed several parts in Gujarat as Vodadara came to a standstill due to waterlogging at many places. Ahmedabad too received heavy showers in the evening bringing traffic to a standstill.

Long-awaited monsoon lashes Gujarat, heavy rain forecast for next 48 hours

June 25, 2018 4:48 pm

The arrival of the monsoon in Gujarat was delayed, but rains have left the streets flooded in parts of Vadodara.