Gujarat Rains: Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds to Hit Parts of State Over Next Four Days, IMD Issues Alert
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Ahmedabad, August 27: Heavy rainfall is expected to lash Gujarat and its neighbouring states in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to a weather bulletin, heavy to extremely heavy downpour is very likely at isolated places over Gujarat region on Tuesday and Wednesday. Kutch and Saurashtra region is all set to receive torrential rains as the rainfall activity is likely to shift towards these regions. Monsoon 2019: IMD Forecasts 99% Rainfall in August, 100% in September.

In the wake of the changing weather conditions, rainfall is likely in Kutch, Patan, Banaskantha, Jamnagar, Dwarka, and Morbi. On August 27 and 28, a low pressure is likely to form in the Bay of Bengal. According to IMD, red, orange and yellow warnings have been issued for several regions across Gujarat ahead of heavy rainfall prediction. The widespread rainfall is likely to remain concentrated in East Central Gujarat and North Gujarat. Telangana Set to Receive Heavy Rainfall Over Next 24 Hours, IMD Issues Alert For Two Days.

On Monday, the IMD had predicted widespread rainfall across Gujarat region including East Central Gujarat belt till Thursday.. According to IMD, heavy rainfall has been predicted for Gujarat region and East Central Gujarat for today and next three days from August 27 to August 29.

An IMD official informed that Gujarat has received around 905 of rainfall till now and a good amount of rainfall is likely to lash the state in the upcoming days. The weather agency has predicted a maximum temperature of 28.9 degree Celsius and a minimum 26.5 degree Celsius for today in Ahmedabad.

Heavy downpour is also expected over East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands throughout the day on Tuesday and Wednesday. "Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, West Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Kutch, Konkan and Goa, Coastal and South Interior Karnataka and Kerala and Maharashtra," the IMD said.