Rainfall forecast for next five days in 21 districts of Gujarat
Speaking of the entire country, the monsoon has become active in more than half of the country in just eight days.
The monsoon will arrive in most parts of the state in the next five days. Scattered showers are expected in 21 districts of the state from June 11 to 16, according to the meteorological department. While some areas of Valsad, Daman, Dadarnagar Haveli may receive heavy rains.
The meteorological department has forecast light rains in most parts of Saurashtra including Bhavnagar, Amreli and Ahmedabad. South Gujarat is likely to receive heavy rains. The meteorological department has forecast rains in most parts of the state except Kutch till Monday.
Speaking of the entire country, the monsoon has become active in more than half of the country in just eight days. It will usually take two weeks to cover half the country. So far, the country has received 44.5 mm or about two and a half inches of rain. Which is 21 percent more than usual.
The monsoon will reach eastern Uttar Pradesh in the next two days. On Friday, the monsoon has reached parts of South Gujarat, South Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and more parts of Bengal. The northern border of monsoon has reached Diu, Surat, Raisen, Damoh, Umaria, Puri and Krishnanagar Madla. By June 13, the monsoon will reach Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, the rest of Chhattisgarh and the whole of Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar.
In Amreli district, 4 out of 10 demos have been flooded due to heavy rains at the onset of monsoon and other demos are also receiving significant water inflow. Khodiyar Dam, which is the lifeline of Amreli city, currently has 71% water.
Unbearable hot weather prevailed in Ahmedabad yesterday with an average maximum temperature of 40 degrees. Humidity in the air was 3%. According to the meteorological department, the weather in Ahmedabad will be cloudy for the next three days and scattered showers may occur in some areas.