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),
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.