Gujarat may be very more likely to expertise an “active wet spell” throughout the subsequent 5 days, the India Meteorological Department mentioned on Monday, signalling potential respite for a state that has recorded rainfall 50 per cent beneath regular this season.
Many areas in Gujarat area, Saurashtra-Kutch and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu will see “light to moderate rain/thundershowers” until the morning of September 4, whereas some areas in south Gujarat and Saurashtra are more likely to obtain “heavy to very heavy rainfall” throughout this era, the IMD’s Ahmedabad centre mentioned in a launch.
So far this yr, Gujarat has recorded poor rainfall of fifty p.c, with the state receiving 288.6 millimetres of rain as in opposition to regular rainfall of 576.5 mm for the interval, the IMD mentioned.
Six out of the state’s 33 districts have obtained “large deficient” rainfall, indicating a drop by greater than 60 per cent of the lengthy interval common rainfall, and the remaining districts have gotten “deficient” rainfall, the IMD added.
It mentioned Ahmedabad, Aravalli, Banaskantha, Gandhinagar, Kutch and Surendranagar are the districts which have obtained “large deficient” rainfall.