With the advent of the southwest monsoon in Gujarat, nearly every district in the state has started receiving rainfall in some or more amounts. While Ahmedabad received some dry spells on Wednesday, Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions continued to receive a good amount of rain.
Isolated regions in the districts such as Amreli, Anand, Banaskantha, Bhavnagar, Gir-Somnath, Patan and Rajkot also witnessed rainfall. With a total of 79 mm of rainfall, Mangrol in Junagadh district recorded the highest amount of rain on Wednesday. Mangrol was followed by Kheda’s Mahemdabad and Manavadar in Junagadh reported a total of 74 mm and 68 mm rainfall on Wednesday.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), major places in Gujarat such as Amreli, Jamnagar, Narmada, Porbandar, Rajkot, Surat and Surendranagar among other districts in South Gujarat and Saurashtra are expected to continue receiving rainfall till next Monday. Apart from this, North region districts like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Mehsana and Patan are likely to receive rains in their isolated regions.
Meanwhile, Ahmedabad was reported to be the hottest place in the state with a maximum of 39.7 Degrees Celsius temperature on Wednesday. Ahmedabad was followed by the state capital – Gandhinagar with a maximum of 39 Degrees Celsius. Notably, the monsoon has provided relief from high temperatures in Gujarat as the temperatures in all the districts of the state reported their maximum temperatures below 40 Degrees Celsius on Wednesday.