Heavy rains started in Ahmedabad in the afternoon. Heavy rains have lashed areas of the city including SG Highway, Ghatlodia, Subhash Bridge, Shahibaug, Naroda, Airport, Nicole, Vadaj, Madhupura, Ashram Road. On the other hand, according to the meteorological department, heavy rains are expected in the state for only two days. Rainfall is forecast across the state. According to the meteorological department, heavy rains are likely across Gujarat on September 1 and 2. On the other hand, heavy rains are forecast in Kutch and Saurashtra on September 3. After that, the rains will subside on September 4 and only scattered showers are likely. That means it will only rain in the state for the next two days.
According to the zone, the rainfall
is six inches in Talala taluka of Gir Somnath district, more than five inches in Malia taluka of Junagadh district and four inches in Mangrol taluka during 10 am on September 1. The total average rainfall of the current season is 45.85 percent. The Kutch region received an average rainfall of 32.96 per cent, North Gujarat 36.15 per cent, East-Central Gujarat 42.48 per cent, Saurashtra 40.67 per cent and South Gujarat 55.47 per cent.
After 27 days of torrential rains in
North Gujarat, 12 inches of rain fell in 16 hours in Umargam in South Gujarat. Apart from this, 6 inches of rain fell in Vapi, 3 inches in Kaprada, 2 inches in Valsad, Pardi and 1 inch in Dharampur. After 27 days in North Gujarat, 20 talukas have received more than an inch of rain. The highest rainfall of 4.5 inches has fallen in Vadgam in Banaskantha. In the last 36 hours, Mehsana district has received 2 inches of rain in Unjha, 1 inch in Jotana, more than 2 inches in Saraswati and Siddhpur in Patan district. Vadgam in Banaskantha received 4 and a half inches, Palanpur 3 and a half inches, Deesa Poona 2 inches and Lakhni 1.5 inches.
weather prevailed in Saurashtra including Kutch. In Sabarkantha district, 2.5 inches of rain was recorded in Poshina, 2 inches in Talod and Prantij, 1.5 inches in Vijayanagar, 1 inch in Idar and Wadali. Malpur in Aravalli district received one inch of rain in less than an hour. In Saurashtra, Kunkavav received two and a half inches of rain in Amreli while Wadia, Bagasara, Rajula and Chalala received half an inch of rain. The Gondal diocese was also hit hard. There was also light rain in Una. The twins received half an inch of rain. In Kutch, Ami Chhantana, Rapar, Mandvi, Mundra, Anjar, Abadsa and Nakhtrana were hit in late August.