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Weather Today HIGHLIGHTS: Gujarat records 113.5 % average rainfall

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: IMD said rainfall activity over the eastern coast of India, including Chhattisgarh, and the west coast is likely to reduce.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 11, 2019 9:12:24 am
Weather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: IMD predicts rain in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and northeastern states IMD said that rainfall activity over the eastern coast of India, including Chhattisgarh, and the west coast is likely to reduce. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty)

Gujarat received an average rainfall of 113.5 % during this monsoon season, with 149 mm in the month of September itself. Light to moderate rain is expected to lash Vadodara, Ahmedabad over the next 24 hours. Meanwhile, Mumbai on Monday broke its previous record for the highest amount of seasonal rai between June and September, receiving 3,341 mm rain as compared to 2010’s 3,327 mm.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted increased rainfall activity in the northeastern states, Bihar and parts of Uttar Pradesh. The weather agency added that rainfall activity over the eastern coast of India, including Chhattisgarh, and the west coast is likely to reduce.

Meanwhile, on Monday, rain and thundershowers were experienced in most places in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidarbha and Lakshadweep, at many places over Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Rain lashed a few places over East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Coastal Karnataka and North Interior Karnataka, and at isolated places in East Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh yesterday.

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The Met Department has predicted rain for northeastern states, Bihar and East Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Follow this space for LIVE Updates.


    19:26 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Himachal Pradesh remains dry as monsoon weakens

    Himachal Pradesh remained dry today as the monsoon continued to weaken in the state, IMD said. The MeT department, however, has predicted rain in some parts of the state till September 16, according to PTI.

    Minimum temperatures were 1 to 2 degrees Celsius above the normal and maximum temperatures were 2 to 3 degrees Celsius above the normal, MeT Centre director Manmohan Singh said. (PTI input)

    18:09 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat: 1,000 shifted as Narmada flows above danger mark in Bharuch

    Over 1,000 people living along the banks of the Narmada river were shifted today after its water level rose to 31 feet due to discharge from the Sardar Sarovar Dam even as rains continued to lash the state, PTI quoted an official as saying.

    The river was flowing at three feet above the danger mark of 28 feet at Golden Bridge that connects Ankleshwar to Bharuch, PTI quoted Bharuch collector MD Modiya.

    "The river water level rose due to release of water from the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadiya in Narmada district," said Modiya.

    He said more than 1,000 people have been shifted from low-lying areas in Bharuch, Ankleshwar and Jhagadia talukas of Bharuch district. "Around 22 villages are affected by flood waters," he added. (PTI inputs)

    17:48 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    One of Kerala’s oldest synagogues crumbles in rain due to disrepair

    The Kadavumbhagom synagogue in Mattanchery, believed to have been built in 1550 AD and which hosted regular prayers up until 1956, came down in a heap of rubble, propelled by overnight heavy showers. The building, long considered wobbly and unstable, was in the possession of a private individual and had been used as a storage space for the past many years.

    The synagogue in Mattancherry served as a temple for the Malabar Jew community, also known as Black Jews, in Kochi, who migrated from northern Kerala after the war between Chola Raja and the Cranganore Maharaja.  READ MORE

    (Express photo:  Vikas Ramdas)

    17:29 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Bhopal gets heavy rain
    13:47 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat to receive widespread rain during the next 3 days

    IMD predicted widespread rain at isolated places in Gujarat during the next 3 days.

    13:11 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Waterlogging in Ahmedabad after heavy rain

    Ahmedabad was faced with waterlogging after heavy rain in the area. 

    12:47 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat receives 2 inches rain in 5 hours

    Overcast skies accompanied with thunder, lightning and heavy downpour led to waterlogging in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. The city received 2 inches rain from 6 to 11 am.

    12:24 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat records 113.5 % average rain this monsoon season

    Gujarat received 113.5 per cent average rainfall during this monsoon season, with 149 mm in the month of September.

    11:48 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat: Vadodara, Ahmedabad to receive light rain

    Light to moderate rain are expected in Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Mehsana over the next 24 hours, Skymet Weather said.

    11:43 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat: Vadodara records 92 mm rain, followed by 69 mm in Surat

    Vadodara received nearly 92 mm rain in a span of 24 hours since yesterday, followed by 69 mm rain in Surat. A significant drop in rain activity is expected after September 12, Skymet Weather said.

    11:14 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Gujarat: Rain and thundershowers expected in many areas

    According to Skymet Weather, good rain and thundershowers have been forecast for several places in Gujarat including Surat, Valsad, Navsari, Bhavnagar,  Amreli, Porbandar, Veraval.

    10:59 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Mumbai rains: Intensity to remain light; no hindrance in Ganpati Visarjan

    Skymet Weather predicted that the intensity of Mumbai rains would remain light, hence facilitating smooth Ganpati Visarjan.

    10:30 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Delhiites wake up to a muggy Tuesday

    Delhi woke up to a muggy Tuesday morning, with the minimum temperature hovering around 27.6 degrees Celcius and the maximum temperature for the day is likely to be around 37 degrees Celcius. The maximum temperature on Monday was about 36.4 degrees Celcius while the minimum temperature was 28.3 degrees Celcius.

    10:14 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Mumbai breaks 2010 record for seasonal rain

    Mumbai on Monday broke its previous record for the highest amount of seasonal rain between June and September, receiving 3,341 mm rain this year when compared to 3,327 mm in 2010, data from the IMD said. Read more here

    09:43 (IST)10 Sep 2019
    Check latest weather updates here

    Welcome to our LIVE blog. Stay tuned to this space for the latest weather updates. 

    Heavy rain lashed Kolhapur on Monday, where nearly 878 people were moved to safer places to avoid possible damage in a flood-like situation. The Met department predicted continuous rain till September 11 for Pune and neighbouring areas. Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 36.4 degrees Celcius and a minimum temperature of 28.3 degrees Celcius on Monday, where sultry weather is likely to persist till September 13.

    Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh was waterlogged after heavy rain on Monday. In Andhra Pradesh, road and communication networks remained cut off to several villages along the Godavari river course in East and West Godavari districts due to increased flood flow. The State Disaster Management (SDMA) issued a flood warning for the Godavari river basin. The water level in Maharashtra's Krishna and Varana rivers increased after heavy rain, forcing the authorities to shift around 30 people from low-lying areas.