Articles tagged under: Monsoon 2019

Gujarat crosses 146% rain mark, third highest in any one year in last three decades

November 14, 2019
Gujarat crosses 146% rain mark, third highest in any one year in last three decades

Gandhinagar: Rain in Gujarat has crossed 146% mark which in volume terms is third highest in any one year in the last 30 years. Of this over 9% of the rain has been recorded during non-monsoon season of this year; almost 5 percent before arrival of monsoon in mid June due to the impact of cyclone Vayu and over 4 % so far after the withdrawal of monsoon under the impact of cyclone Kyarr and Maha and a cyclonic circulation under the influence of which the state is experiencing light to...Read More

Non-seasonal rain/hailstorm in parts of Gujarat

November 13, 2019
Non-seasonal rain/hailstorm in parts of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Parts of Banaskantha district today saw rain with hailstorm while parts of Amreli and Botad district also recieved light to moderate rain even as met has predicted such non-seasonal rain spells in some districts for three days including today under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over SouthWest Rajasthan and neighbourhood. Suigam, Diyodar and Vav talukas in Banaskantha district in North Gujarat saw rain with hailstorm while Chalala town, Babra taluka and areas aro...Read More

Gujarat govt. announces Rs. 700 crore packaged for excess rain-hit farmers

November 13, 2019

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in his weekly briefing post State cabinet meeting today announced State government's decision to offer Rs. 700 crore package to excess rain-hit farmers of Gujarat. The package according to Dy CM will benefit more than 4 lakh farmers. In cases of more than 33% damage to crops the government will offer assistance of Rs. 13,500 per hectare for irrigated crops and Rs. 6,800 per hectare for non-irrigated crops. The farmers who suffered lesser than 33...Read More

Parts of Gujarat may receive light to moderate rain during Nov. 13-14: IMD forecast

November 11, 2019
Parts of Gujarat may receive light to moderate rain during Nov. 13-14: IMD forecast

Gandhinagar: The feeling of 'pinkish cold' in many parts of Gujarat for the past few days might vanish in the next two day as the minimum temperatures are likely to rise by 2 to 3 degrees and later from November 13 to 14 isolated places in the state are again likely to see another spell of non-seasonal light to moderate rain. A met official today said that the non-seasonal rain would be caused by a cyclonic circulation over Arabian see. In the meantime as the minimum temperatures across th...Read More

Extremely Severe Cyclonic storm Maha likely to re-curve towards Gujarat from tomorrow, make landfall between Diu and Porbandar

November 04, 2019
Extremely Severe Cyclonic storm Maha likely to re-curve towards Gujarat from tomorrow, make landfall between Diu and Porbandar

Gandhinagar:The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA (Pronounced as M’maha) over east-central & adjoining west-central Arabian Sea is very likely to cross Gujarat coast between Diu and Porbandar as a somewhat weakened Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 80-90Kmph gusting to 100Kmph by early hours of November 7 causing heavy to very heavy rain at several places and damage to crops, coastal roads and kutcha houses was also very likely, according to the latest observations...Read More

Coast Guard, NDRF deployment at Gujarat coast in wake of cyclone Maha

November 04, 2019
Coast Guard, NDRF deployment at Gujarat coast in wake of cyclone Maha

Gandhinagar: Indian Coast Guard deployed seven ships and 2 aircraft off Gujarat coast to warn fishing boats at sea and advising them to return to the nearest port in the wake of cyclone Maha. NDRF teams deployment in vulnerable areas has started today morning. DeshGujaratRead More

‘Maha’ turns in to very severe storm, likely to cross Gujarat between Diu and Dwarka around mid night of Nov 6 or early morning of Nov 6

November 03, 2019
‘Maha’ turns in to very severe storm, likely to cross Gujarat between Diu and Dwarka around mid night of Nov 6 or early morning of Nov 6

Gandhinagar: The cyclonic storm 'Maha' in the Arabian sea has intensified in to a very severe cyclonic storm today and It is very likely to re-curve tomorrow a weaken a bit to cross Gujarat coast between Diu and Dwarka as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 100­ to 110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph around mid­night of 6th November/early hours of 7th November. Under its influence parts of Saurashtra, central and South Gujarat would see spells of heavy to ver...Read More

MSP procurement of groundnut suspended in Gujarat till November 15 due to rain

November 02, 2019
MSP procurement of groundnut suspended in Gujarat till November 15 due to rain

Gandhinagar: The procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme which started a day ago at over a hundred centers across the state has been suspended till November 15 due to the ongoing spell of non-seasonal rain and the looming specter of more rain due to cyclonic storm Maha which is likely to move towards the state from the day after tomorrow. CM Vijay Rupani today said that the procurement of groundnut at the MSP has been suspended due ...Read More

Severe cyclonic storm Maha at 520 km SSW of Veraval, likely to re-curve towards Gujarat after November 4 but to weaken afterwards

November 02, 2019
Severe cyclonic storm Maha at 520 km SSW of Veraval, likely to re-curve towards Gujarat after November 4 but to weaken afterwards

Gandhinagar: The severe cyclonic storm Maha, which lay centered over east central Arabian sea around 520 km South-SouthWest of Veraval in Gujarat is very likely to intensify in to a very severe storm in next 24 hours and take a re-curve towards South Gujarat and North Maharashtra coast after November 4. Under its impact heavy rainfall will take place in parts of South Gujarat and coastal Saurashtra region on November 6, however the 'news of relief' is that while approaching Gujarat coast it w...Read More

Storm Maha might hit Gujarat coast after November 6, the picture would be more clear after two days: Met Director

November 01, 2019
Storm Maha might hit Gujarat coast after November 6, the picture would be more clear after two days: Met Director

Ahmedabad: The severe cyclonic storm Maha in the Arabian sea might hit Gujarat coast and cause heavy rainfall after November 6, IMD center Director here Jayanta Sarkar said today. He said that so far it seems that Maha could hit Gujarat coast as a cyclonic storm with the wind speed of 6o to 70 kmph but the real picture would be clear only after two more days of observation. SCS MAHA centred near 15.2°N/70.5°E at 1130IST of today. To intensify further. Depression over WC Arabian Se...Read More

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