Saturday, Dec 14 2019 | Time 03:02 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Prime Minister Johnson says UK 'should focus above all on NHS' after conservatives' win
  • EU Parliament congratulates Johnson, expects UK to meet January 31 Brexit deadline
  • Corn Festival in MP
  • Meghalaya: Civil Society Groups demand spl Assy session to discuss ILP
States » West


Gujarat receives 146 pc rainfall

Gandhinagar, Nov 14 (UNI) Rainfall in Gujarat has crossed 146 per cent mark which in volume is third highest in any one year in the last 30 years, relief commissioner office said on Thursday.
According to official information received from the Gujarat relief commissioner office, till 0800 hrs 146.04 per cent rainfall was received, which in volume terms was 1191.72 mm.
The information stated that over nine percent of the rain has been recorded during non-monsoon season; almost five per cent before arrival of monsoon in mid June, due to the impact of cyclone Vayu and over four per cent so far after the withdrawal of monsoon under the impact of cyclone Kyarr and Maha and a cyclonic circulation.
In the last 24 hours, a total of 13 talukas in five districts had rain and Dhrangadhra in Surendranagar district recorded 60 mm rainfall. Several places in Banaskantha district had also experienced hailstorms on Wednesday where as some places in Kutch district have also seen hailstorm.
The MeT has predicted light to moderate rain spells in some parts of the state on Thursday and Friday.

Notably, the South West Monsoon, that had arrived in the state almost 10 days late on June 25 had withdrawn completely by October 14 after 141.98 per cent rain recorded till this year.
Due to excessive rain the state has also seen extensive damage to the Kharif crops for which the government has also announced a compensation package of Rs 700 crores.
This is third highest rain figure in the state in any year in the last three decades.
The highest rain of 1245 mm was recorded in 1994 and the second highest was in 2006 when a total of 1223 mm of rain was recorded.
UNI RAJ JTS 1156
More News

Class 8 student detained for abusing five-yr-old

14 Dec 2019 | 12:12 AM

Kolhapur, Dec 13 (UNI) A student of class eight has been detained for sexually oppressing a five-year-old girl in Rajendra Nagar area, a suburb of the city.

see more..

Drishti contract extended till June 2022

13 Dec 2019 | 10:06 PM

Panaji, Dec 13 (UNI) Goa Government has granted an extension to Drishti to continue to manage Beach Lifeguarding and Water Safety Services for a further period of three years till June 30, 2022.

see more..

Assurance given to Governor by PM over Kalsa-Banduri project 'jumla': Congress

13 Dec 2019 | 9:43 PM

Panaji, Dec 13 (UNI) The Congress in Goa on Friday termed the assurance given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to State Governor Satya Pal Malik over environment clearance given to Karnataka for Kalas-Banduri project a 'jumla' and a 'lip service'.

see more..

Goodwin Jewellers owners arrested after they surrender before Thane court

13 Dec 2019 | 9:39 PM

Thane, Dec 13 (UNI) The two owner-brothers of Goodwin Jewellers were on Friday arrested by the city police for allegedly duping more than 1,000 customers to the tune of Rs 25 crore, after they surrendered before a court here.

see more..

Bail pleas of two women in Nithyanand Ashram case rejected

13 Dec 2019 | 9:29 PM

Ahmedabad, Dec 13 (UNI) A local court here on Friday turned down the regular bail application of two women associated with the Ashram of controversial self styled godman Swami Nithyanand including its local caretaker and young Sadhvi Pranpriya who were arrested three weeks ago in the sensational case pertaining to alleged kidnapping and ill-treatment to two minor children of a former disciple.

see more..
image