- 55.4 cm rain in 12 hours in Vadodara, today schools and colleges closed
- There will be 45.25 cm of rains till 31st July across the country, while 41.05 cms
- Meteorological Department predicted heavy rains in the next five days
Vadodara / New Delhi Heavy rains continued throughout the country. In Vadodara, on Wednesday noon from 2 pm to 6 pm, 18 inches of rain in 4 hours became flood situation like this. Rainfall recorded 55.4 cm (554 mm) in 12 hours. The annual quota of rain in the city is 96.5 cm (965 mm). That is, the quota of water for a year has been reduced to only 12 hours. Out of this 28.6 cm (286 mm) rain was recorded in the last 4 hours.
Rain in Vadodara broke the record of 35 years. Six people died due to rain collapse here. After filling the water at the runway, two domestic flights were canceled due to the closure of the airport. Due to rail traffic stops, many trains have to be canceled. The administration has ordered the closure of all the schools and colleges on Thursday.
Instructions for keeping track of status
The Gujarat government has instructed the administration to remove the people settled in the lower parts if necessary, if required. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani convened a review meeting late Wednesday evening. He has instructed the officials to monitor the situation. Apart from this, Ahmedabad also received 5.8 cm (58 mm) rain on Wednesday. Heavy rains have been predicted in many areas of Gujarat.
Heavy rain alert in 6 states; Rain is continuing in many states of the country. The Meteorological Department has issued heavy rain warnings in six states including Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra on Thursday. Apart from Konkan, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat, heavy rains can occur in Himachal and Rajasthan.
Himachal Pradesh: More than 150 roads are closed due to landslides. Maharashtra: One killed, 20 injured in Solapur collapse of roof of the bank building Jammu-Kashmir: Jammu-Srinagar highway closed due to landslide in Udhampur. Landslide also took place in the new route to Vaishno Devi Yatra. Maharashtra: The second highest rainfall recorded for the second time in July in Mumbai in 60 years. This time, 1464.8 mm rainfall was recorded.
Normal in 22 states, low rainfall in 12
- June’s rainfall was 35% lower than normal.
- After the end of July, the deficit remained only 9%.
Figures: June 1 to July 31, 2019 (Source- IMD)
So far the quota in Maharashtra, Delhi recorded 33% decrease
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(Figures in mm, average rainfall)