Articles tagged under: Summer 2019

Temperatures to rise by 2 to 3 °C in the next two days, feeling of humid hotness to increase: Met

June 19, 2019
Temperatures to rise by 2 to 3 °C in the next two days, feeling of humid hotness to increase: Met

Ahmedabad: After the passage of the recent spell of heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat mainly coastal Saurashtra and North Gujarat, the met department has predicted rise in maximum temperatures by 2 to 3 °C in the next two days. Due to recent spells of rain the temperatures across the state has come down considerably and at places 6 to 8 °C below normal. Today also the temperatures remained moderate with Vadodara recording the highest at 37.4 °C . Ahmedabad also saw th...Read More

Cyclone brewing in sea: Gujarat fishermen asked to return, Signal One hoisted at ports, heavy to very heavy rain predicted in Saurashtra Kutch during 11-14 June

June 10, 2019
Cyclone brewing in sea: Gujarat fishermen asked to return, Signal One hoisted at ports, heavy to very heavy rain predicted in Saurashtra Kutch during 11-14 June

New Delhi: The depression over Southeast and adjoining Lakshadweep & Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwards with a speed of about 31 kmph in last three hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 10th June, 2019 near latitude 12.5°N and longitude 71.0°E over Eastcentral and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea & Lakshadweep area, about 240 km northwest of Aminidivi (Lakshadweep), 760 km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 930 km south-southeast of Veraval (Gujarat). It is ...Read More

Cyclonic Storm likely in Arabian sea, Heavy rain warning for Saurashtra/Kutch

June 09, 2019
Cyclonic Storm likely in Arabian sea, Heavy rain warning for Saurashtra/Kutch

Gandhinagar: Even as heat wave prevailed in parts of Gujarat today, the met department has issued heavy rain warning for Saurashtra/Kutch region for June 12 and 13 under the influence of a cyclonic storm likely to develop in the Arabian sea after 48 hours. Surendranagar today remained hottest at 44.8 degree Celsius, Ahmedabad was at second place in this regard with 44.3 degree Celsius, more than 3 notches above normal. Heat wave conditions prevailed at isolated pockets in AMRELI, RAJKOT,...Read More

Met predicts pre monsoon rain in parts of Gujarat from June 11

June 08, 2019
Met predicts pre monsoon rain in parts of Gujarat from June 11

Ahmedabad: Surendranagar today recorded highest temperature at 45.5 degree Celsius even as met department has predicted pre monsoon rain in parts of Gujarat on June 11 and 12. A total of five places saw temperatures in excess of 44 degree Celsius. Rajkot and Gandhinagar recorded 44.6 each, Deesa 44.5, and Ahmedabad 44.1. Rain related forecast -(Valid from 0830 Hrs. IST of 11/06/2019 to 0830 Hrs. IST of 12/06/2019):- Light to moderate rain/thundershowers very likely at iso...Read More

Red level heat wave alert in Ahmedabad for two days, Met to monitor movement of monsoon before announcing its likely arrival time for Gujarat

June 08, 2019
Red level heat wave alert in Ahmedabad for two days, Met to monitor movement of monsoon before announcing its likely arrival time for Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Even as the South Western Monsoon today set its foot in Kerala, many areas of North Gujarat and Saurashtra are experiencing heat-wave and Red level alert ie likelihood of the maximum temperature going beyond 45 °C has been given for Ahmedabad city for today and tomorrow. IMD center Director Jayant Sarkar today said that the monsoon has arrived in Kerala today and its movement would be monitored before taking a call on as to when it would reach Gujarat where the normal t...Read More

Amid wait for monsoon parts of Gujarat reeling under heat wave

June 07, 2019
Amid wait for monsoon parts of Gujarat reeling under heat wave

Ahmedabad: Even as the wait for south west monsoon in Gujarat is likely to be longer, parts of Northern and Saurashtra region reeled under heat wave today. Seven places saw temperature in excess of 44 degree Celsius with Surendranagar remaining hottest at 45.3 degree. Deesa remained second hottest at 45.1. In Ahmedabad the maximum at 44.2°C was 3.5°C more than normal. Despite light rain at isolated places in South Gujarat, weather was mostly dry across ...Read More

Amid anxious wait for ‘delayed’ monsoon, live storage in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam in Gujarat increasing

June 06, 2019
Amid anxious wait for ‘delayed’ monsoon, live storage in Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam in Gujarat increasing

Vadodara: Amid anxious wait for 'delayed' monsoon all over the country, the water level of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam which is the lifeline of water supply in Gujarat, is seeing rise again. The live storage has seen a marginal rise of 14.5 million cubic meter (MCM) in last four days has reached 1268.73 MCM at 1 pm today. The inflow at 5073 cusec was also more than the outflow at 4675 cusec today. The water level in the reservoir of the dam on river Narmada situated ...Read More

After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

June 05, 2019
After filling up enough stock of water capable of meeting 70 days need, supply of Narmada water to Aaji and Nyari dam stopped

Rajkot: The filling up of Narmada water in Aaji and Nyari dams here was stopped today with enough water stored in the dams to continue the supply of water to this biggest city of Saurashtra for over two months. An official today said that the city needed around 5 million cubic ft of water per day for its needs and now the two dams have enough water for supply up to 70 days or ie up to August 15. Much before that the monsoon would arrive. He said that the water filling was st...Read More

Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

June 04, 2019
Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) expects to involve upto 20,000 citizens in river Sabarmati cleaning drive during 5-9 May, city municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra said today in a press conference. 'The AMC is launching Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan (clean Sabarmati mega movement) tomorrow. We wanted to clean river Sabarmati with involvement of people. Initially we thought, 200-300 citizens would respond to our call for volunteering, but in last seven to ten days we have attrac...Read More

Heat wave in parts of Gujarat with Surendranagar seeing highest 45.3°C, Orange alert for Ahmedabad

June 01, 2019
Heat wave in parts of Gujarat with Surendranagar seeing highest 45.3°C, Orange alert for Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Heat wave conditions today prevailed in parts of Gujarat even as Surendranagar remained the hottest place across the state at 45.3 °C. Orange alert was in place in Ahmedabad city too where the maximum at 44.2 °C was over 3 notches above normal. Some places in the state saw partly cloudy weather under the influence of an upper air cyclonic circulation lying over South East Rajasthan and Adjoining North Gujarat region and might bring some respite from the scorching ...Read More

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