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Heavy Rainfall Forecast In Gujarat Official Press Note

Heavy Rainfall Forecast In Gujarat Official Press Note

Rains starting this week are likely to fall till next week: NDRF teams on stand-by following meteorological department forecast: Relief Commissioner Shri Harshad Patel Prohibition on 5 total reservoirs on high alert, 11 reservoir alerts and 3 reservoir warming in the state. Relief Commissioner and Additional Secretary Shri Harshad R. Weather Watch in place of Patel's chairman The group's webinar was held at Gandhinagar today.

The highest rainfall of 5 mm has been recorded in Kalyanpur taluka. The state has received 31.5 mm of rainfall till 11/09/2030. Which is 7.5% as compared to the state average of 31 mm for the last thirty years.




The rains that started this week are likely to extend into next week. Heavy rains are likely in North Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch areas around August 14 and 15. It was stated by the agriculture department that an estimated 3.02 lakh hectares of kharif crops have been planted till 10/08/2030 this year. During the same period last year, 21.5 lakh hectares were planted. This year, 51.50% of the area has been planted against the average area under the last three years. According to the Irrigation Department, the Sardar Sarovar reservoir has an existing surface of 114.5 meters and a storage of 1,31,008 mcft of water.

Heavy Rainfall forecast in Gujarat Official Press Note

Mr. Patel said that next week, Ta. NDRF teams have been on stand-by following the forecast of heavy rains from August 15 to August 15. These teams will also be sent to North Gujarat if required. Saurashtra - Kutch and South Gujarat NDRF team will be retained. Following the forecast of heavy rains, all the departments have been instructed to be vigilant and prepare in advance.

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