Rains continue continue to lash in Ahmedabad and parts of Gujarat including Amreli, Anand, Aravali, Banas Kantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Botad, Chhota Udaipur, Dwarka, Dohad, Gandhinagar, Gir Somnath, Jamnagar, Junagadh , Kutch , Kheda, Mahisagar, Marvi, Narmada, Navsari, Panch Mahals, Patan, Porbandar, Rajkot, Sabar Kantha, Surat, Surendranagar, Tapi, The Dangs, Vadodara and Valsad during next 6-12 hours.
The Cyclonic Circulation which was over south Maharashtra coast and adjoining areas of Goa-Karnataka and the east-central the Arabian Sea has now intensified into a Low-Pressure Area and is over the Arabian Sea off Gujarat and Konkan coast.
Moderate to heavy rains are expected to continue over Ahmedabad and adjoining parts of Gujarat until tomorrow. Thereafter rains will decrease but on and off light rains will continue until the first week of October.
The monthly average rainfall for Ahmedabad in the month of September is a meagre 56.8 mm. But the city until now has received 253 mm of rain breaking the ten-year-old record of 248.5 mm observed in 2012.
During the span of 24 hours, from 8.30 am on Thursday Ahmedabad has received 52 mm of rain. This is the second heaviest spell of rain in Ahmedabad after 56 mm recorded on September 5. The city on September 6 had received 46 mm of heavy rain. Yesterday, heavy rains have already led to flooding in many parts of the city. Localized flooding, waterlogging and traffic jams will be a sight until tomorrow. Relief from #rains will be seen in Ahmedabad September 29 onward.