Monsoon advances in Northern part of Gujarat as per weather agency forecast. Effect of low depression in Bay of Bengal brings rain in Gujarat. Vav of Banaskantha received 9 inch of rain in a fresh spell. Rain started lashing from 6 am in Vav. Lake in Madka village of Banaskantha has flooded. Till today the state has received 34 % of the total rainfall as per weather agency. 7 inch rain in Banaskantha/ Ambaji, land slide in Gabbar. 4.5 inch rain in 8 hours in Kaprada of Valsad.
Rain brings rays of hope for farmers in Gujarat. Rain in Ahmedabad , Anand , Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Botad, Chhota Udaipur, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Kachchh, Kheda, Mahesana, Marvi, Narmada , Navsari, Patan, Rajkot , Surat , Surendranagar, Tapi, Junagdh and Valsad during next 2-4 hours.
Since yesterday parts of Ahmedabad city received rain. There were incidents of water logging in low lying areas.
People feel relief from scorching heat after a fresh spell of rain in the city. People rush at snacks shop and line up for hot Bhajia, Dalwada, Fafda Jalebi and Makai Bhutta.
Commuters face trouble as pre-monsoon work remains incomplete in parts of Ahmedabad.
It started raining in Surat and south Gujarat.