Priya J. Adhyaru-Majithia
16
Sep

State gets 54% excess rain, more in store

Gujarat has received 986.4 mm rains by September 15, as against the 638.8 mm that it usually gets during the same period – which is 54 percent above normal.
27
Aug

Heavy rain may mar Janmashtami preparations

If you are making last minute shopping plans for the upcoming Janmashtami festival, this weekend you may have to alter your agenda as heavy rainfall has been forecasted.
10
Aug

Changing weather pattern signals more rain for Ahmedabad

Sunday’s rain was the highest 24-hour rainfall in August in over 30 years, says IMD
09
Aug

City schools learn lessons on monsoon mgmt

There is nothing new in municipal authorities investing in water harvesting systems but schools setting up such systems are a different matter. Many schools in Ahmedabad, including Sharda Mandir Vinay Mandir (SMVM),
09
Aug

Water level rising in dams

Water levels in Gujarat’s dams are rising alarmingly following more than normal rains in most part of the state. Out of 196 dams in the state, 54 have been declared completely filled,which is 47.43 % of capacity.
08
Aug

Ready for more rain

Heavy rains may strike Gujarat in next 48 hrs, says IMD
05
Aug

Gujarat gets 50 % more rain than normal

Majithia Rains have played havoc across Gujarat as the state has already got more than 80 per cent of its total seasonal rainfall, which it usually gets by September 15. This year the state has received 50 % more rains than it normally gets till August 4.
03
Aug

While rain-burst dampens weekend revellery…

The weather gods decided to throw a wet blanket on many planned weekend festivities by lashing the city with a season’s record 24- hour burst of rainfall- and the third highest 24-hour downpour of the last decade.
03
Aug

Monsoon catches up, gives Guj 70% rain of season

Heavy showers across Gujarat have put 33 dams in the state on high alert. Of these, 30 are from Saurashtra region, two from Kutch, and one from South Gujarat. The water level in the Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada at Kebadia has reached 116.31 metres with about 4,390.95 million...
30
Jul

Spells of heavy rain a boon for Gujarat

Rising incidence of heavy rain in coastal areas benefits whole state
27
Jul

Rains make up for delay, more on way

It’s still July & Guj has already received about 50% of its seasonal rainfall,15% more than average
10
Jul

Guj gets more than avg rain, so far!

The state and the city have turned lush green – because of the rainfall that has been more than average, till the start of July. Ahmedabad received 178.8mm rain in the first week of this month
06
Jul

Get ready for a downpour today & tomorrow

Most takulas in state receive rainfall on Monday; temperature dips in many places
29
Jun

Has monsoon onset in Gujarat shifted from June 15 to July 1?

IMD STUDYING ONSET DATES OF PAST 30 YRS TO ARRIVE AT A NEW ONE
18
Jun

It’s raining colours this monsoon!

Team up bright coloured clothes with rubber soled flip-flops for a trendy monsoon makeover
17
Jun

Raincoats out, A’bad wants umbrellas

Trendy and colourful umbrellas are selling like hot dalvadas this monsoon!
16
Jun

Ahmedabad soaks in monsoon’s 1st shower

1ST RAIN OF SEASON BRINGS MAX TEMP DOWN TO 34.40C
15
Jun

Heat upsets school schedule

It’s a school reopening season of a different kind. At this time every year, children beginning a new school session secretly nurture the hope of a shower drenching them on the way back home.
14
Jun

Hot winds whip A’bad as mercury touches 44.50C

Met dept says relief unlikely before June 15
25
May

80% rise in skin allergies, infections in summer

Sunshine is bliss on cold wintry mornings and wet rainy days. But when the sun bursts out in the summer months of March-May, they leave you grappling with sun-burns and photo-allergies.This is the time when your skin demands extra pampering.
23
May

Mercury dips a notch but death toll rises: 14 in city, 36 in state

More died on Saturday though temperature was lower than Friday’s
22
May

8 die as 94-yr high heat wave scorches A’bad

Temp in A’bad touches 46.80 C; Idar records highest in country — 48.50 C
21
May

Thursday was this summer’s hottest day

On Thursday the mercury touched 45.6 degree Celsius
20
May

Rising levels of mercury causing turnout blues at social gatherings

Though cyclone Laila won’t affect state, social gatherings are being badly hit by heat waves
25
Apr

Feeling the heat? Blame pollution

Summer returned with vengeance after giving a respite for about three days as mercury touched 42.5 degree celsius on Saturday.
14
Apr

Three heat waves later, April is the cruellest month

For the first time ever, IMD has issued 3 heat wave warnings for Guj before mid-April
13
Apr

Summer related ailments surge with heat

Temperatures rise above 40 degree C
02
Apr

Pleasant summer will burn out soon

Summer is here but it’s bearable as the temperature is within its normal range of about 37.5 to 38.5 degree Celsius. The mercury has consistently remained a few degrees lower than the last two weeks, compared to the heat wave conditions that prevailed in the second week of...
23
Mar

Climate change: Met dept to catch them young

Every year on March 23, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the international meteorological community join in celebrating World Meteorological Day, to commemorate the coming into force of the WMO Convention on 23 March 1950.
19
Mar

A’bad scorched by hottest March day in 10 years

6 places in state registered record temperatures; in Deesa 430C