Gujarat: Southwest Monsoon Advances In State; Ahmedabad To Witness Cloudy Weather, Showers This Week

| Updated: June 28, 2022 9:44 am

Giving a respite from high temperatures to the citizens in Ahmedabad, the average maximum temperature dropped by around three Degrees Celsius in a single day on Monday with many regions witnessing showers.

Although an early entry of the Southwest monsoon in the state, the monsoon took time to advance further from Vadodara. The reason behind the monsoon being stalled there was cited to be the absence of a synoptic condition by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Gujarat Head, Manorama Mohanty. However, on Monday, June 27, the southwest monsoon covered the major part of the state and reached up to North Gujarat and even Kutch.

According to the IMD, the weather in Ahmedabad is likely to be cloudy for the next one week and the citizens might witness some light to moderate rains.

The weather in Ahmedabad was cloudy during the day on Monday and the humidity was around 75 per cent in the morning which dipped to 61 per cent in the evening. According to the weather forecasting department, the maximum temperature in Ahmedabad is expected to rise to 39 Degrees Celsius on Tuesday. On the other hand, according to a private weather forecasting agency, Ahmedabad will be witness high temperatures for the next two days and the chances of rains are slim. However, Light to moderate rain is expected during Thursday to Saturday.

Meanwhile, the meteorological department said that “Heavy rains are likely in Surat, Valsad, Navsari, Daman tomorrow while Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, Dahod, Chhota Udepur, Bharuch, Dang, Tapi, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Gir Somnath and Junagadh are likely to receive heavy rains today on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the rainfall in the state was moderate during the day on Monday with moderate rainfalll in around 15 talukas of the state.

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