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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Gujarat rains


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.

Gujarat: 69 dams overflow in Saurashtra as rain pounds region

September 12, 2019 1:37 am

A few other districts of Saurashtra region continued to receive heavy rain for the 12th day running.

Gujarat: Over 2,400 people moved to shelters in 22 Bharuch villages

September 11, 2019 1:04 am

At Golden bridge in Bharuch, the Narmada, which is the lifeline of Gujarat, flowed at 31 feet, nearly nine feet over its danger mark.

Met dept predicts very heavy rain in South Gujarat, Saurashtra

September 05, 2019 4:20 am

Ahmedabad is expected to get moderate rainfall or thundershowers on Thursday.

Alert sounded in Vadodara as Vishwamitri river level rises

August 29, 2019 3:27 am

The Vishwamitri, which was at about 15 feet Wednesday morning rose at a slow pace due to intermittent heavy rain in the city in addition to the water released from Ajwa.

Western Railway to buy inflatable rafts for flood rescue operations

August 20, 2019 3:56 am

According to Western Railway (WR) officials, inflatable rafts were used for the first time during the rescue operation in Vadodara division in the first two weeks of August.

August rainfall in Gujarat takes season’s share to 88%

August 19, 2019 12:56 am

The highest average rainfall recorded in the past five years in Gujarat has contributed majorly to the state’s overall average rainfall of 88.38 per cent.

Gujarat rains: 319 salt pan workers in Kutch rescued, 125 of them airlifted

August 13, 2019 2:09 am

The IAF airlifted 125 of the workers while the others were taken to safety using boats and vehicles, officials said.

Gujarat: Dams get 72 per cent of their fill after heavy rain

August 13, 2019 12:22 am

South Gujarat, which has already received more than 100 per cent of its average rainfall, tops the chart with its 13 dams having filled average 79.68 per cent.


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.