Clouds over Ahmedabad, Saurashtra gets rain

By Times Of India on 12 Apr 2018 | read
AHMEDABAD: As an upper air cyclonic circulation extended over Gujarat, south-west Madhya Pradesh and south-east Rajsthan, unseasonal rain and thundershowers were reported in parts of Patan district and at a few places in Saurashtra and Kutch.
The accompanying clouds kept maximum temperatures in most parts of the state below 40°C on Wednesday.

Ahmedabad city also got relief from the blazing sun due to the cloud cover in the afternoon. The increased humidity though, did make conditions in the city sweltering.

Ahmedabad recorded a maximum temperature of 38.9°C, 0.4 degrees below normal. The minimum temperature was 25.8°C, 2.2 degrees above normal. The relative humidity ranged between 66% and 36% on Wednesday.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), light rains and thundershowers were witnessed in north Gujarat and the Saurahstra-Kutch region. Some parts of Kutch district also reported hailstones on Wednesday afternoon.

The IMD has forecast that the city will witness a partly cloudy sky on Thursday too. The weather will remain dry in other parts of the state.

The IMD forecast also said that there will be no drastic change in temperatures across the state in the next two or three days, after which maximum temperatures will rise by two to three degrees.