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.
The Met Department has predicted rain for northeastern states, Bihar and East Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Follow this space for LIVE Updates.
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)
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)
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)
Gujarat to receive widespread rain during the next 3 days
IMD predicted widespread rain at isolated places in Gujarat during the next 3 days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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