Articles tagged under: Monsoon 2014

Rupani flags off 10 new water tankers for scarcity-hit Kutch

January 18, 2015

Rupani flags off 10 new water tankers for scarcity-hit Kutch Rajkot Water supply minister Vijay Rupani today flagged of 10 new water tankers in Rajkot for scarcity hit areas of Kutch district. Rupani said water tankers will serve water needs of 45 villages and 200 localities outside the villages. He said the state government is fully prepared for water supply during upcoming summer. He said 1600 mld Narmada water supply plans for Saurashtra and Kutch regions...Read More

353 villages of Kutch officially declared fully/partially scarcity-hit

December 05, 2014

Gandhinagar, 5 December 2014 Gujarat Chief Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel today declared as many as 353 villages of Kutch region as the ‘Scarcity Affected Villages’ because these villages are facing shortages for drinking waters and fodder due to lack of insufficient rainfall during the last monsoon season. Earlier, the State Government had conducted a survey of the Kharif Crops in these villages, as an outcome of it 79 villages were declared as ‘fully scarcity aff...Read More

CM chairs review meeting on additional water supply to Kutch

December 03, 2014

Gandhinagar, 4 December 2014 Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today held a review meeting on issue of additional water supply to scarcity affected areas of Kutch. She was briefed that, against the plan of 182 new tube-wells, work for 109 are already completed. She was also briefed about construction of new sump near Bhachau to supply 175 mld water through gravity upto Varshamedi village via 36 km long pipe line. The meeting was briefed that Saurashtra-Kutc...Read More

Nilofar cyclone: Signal 2 on Gujarat ports, showers in coastal Kutch, DeshGujarat speaks to Collector

October 26, 2014

Ahmedabad, 26 October 2014 DeshGujarat today evening spoke to Kutch district collector to get the details on possible strike of tropical cyclone 'Nilofar' on Kutch coast. District Collector in conversation with DeshGujarat said the district administration has issued alert particularly in coastal border villages. He said the notice boards in villages now contain alert. Sarpanchs and Talatis of villages are informed about possibility of cyclone. Fisheries depart...Read More

Some global models suggest that ‘Nilofar’ storm would hit Kutch coast

October 26, 2014

Ahmedabad, 26 October 2014 There has been the deep depression formed in the Arabian Sea, and after Hudhud, yet another cyclone is likely to lash parts of India. This time it could hit the Kutch region of Gujarat. This is after a long time, that significant cyclonic activity is possible in the Arabian Sea; people in Bhuj coast of Gujarat need to follow weather updates. Deep depression is likely to be declared a cyclonic storm by Monday, with the tag 'Nilofar,' a na...Read More

IMD predicts moderate/light rain, thundershowers at isolated place in Gujarat

October 25, 2014

Ahmedabad, 25 October 2014 If you looked at it properly, the Gujarati new year Sun-rise in Ahmedabad and many other parts of Gujarat was mixed with clouds. Just have a look at the satellite picture attached to this article and you may have an idea about why it was so. In fact some parts of Gujarat are still cloudy, and as per the Weather Forecast Bulletin for Gujarat state issued by Meteorological Centre, Ahmedabad, there are chances of moderate to light ra...Read More

Gujarat Congress’s note on Vadodara flood

September 11, 2014

Vadodara, 11 September 2014 Gujarat Congress today termed Vadodara flood disaster as man-made calamity. Former state Congress president Siddharth Patel in a statement said that on 7 September, Ajwa's level was 213 ft and inflow was on, but administration didn't open the gates in phased wise manner, and later when the level went up significantly, the government opened all the gates together on 9 September though 8 September was poonam(full moon) when sea would not tak...Read More

Gujarat government’s note on Vadodara flood and post-flood situation(Video)

September 11, 2014

Vadodara, 11 September 2014 In a statement, the state government today said that the government had closed Ajwa gates to prevent flood in Vadodara, but due to high level of water in Dhadhar river, and high tide in Arabian sea, the level of water didn't come down in normal speed. The state government in a note further said that today Vishwamitri's level came down to 29 ft, following which massive cleaning drive has been kicked off in city which is monitored by the st...Read More

Crocodiles straying outside river Vishwamitri captured in Vadodara

September 11, 2014

Vadodara, 11 September 2014 Various teams in Vadodara have captured three crocodiles in Vadodara. Two crocodiles are captured in Kamatibag on Thursday while one had been captured from Lalbag on Wednesday. Kamatibag is located next to river Vishwamitra which is natural location for crocodiles. Crocodiles can be spotted normally in riverbed area next to Kamatibag. There have been incidents of crocodiles found straying in and outside Kamatibag in the past too. ...Read More

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