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- According to the Meteorological Department, there may be light to moderate rain for the next two days.
Torrential rain started in the city later in the afternoon with a sudden change in weather. This brought relief to the urban residents who were facing the scorching heat for several days. In just two hours between 2 pm and 4 pm, the city received an average of 1 inch of rain. In two hours, 2.36 inches in Central Zone and 1.8 inches in Rander Zone, 1.4 inches in Katargam and 1 inch in Varachha.
Pedestrians were inconvenienced as the roads were flooded. With this, the team of the municipality kept running to get the water. However, after four o’clock in the evening, the rain took a break. The Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain in the city for the next two days.
No rain in Kamrej, Palsana, Bardoli
One inch of rain fell in Surat city. Olpad taluka adjoining the city received 28 mm of rain and Chaurasi taluka in the district received 10 mm of rain. While Kamrej, Palsana, Bardoli, Mandvi, Mahuva, Mangrol and Umarpara did not receive rain.
Water level of Ukai dam came down from 313 feet
The water level of Ukai Dam is continuously declining due to the break of rain in the upperwas. On Saturday, the water level of the dam came down to 313 feet. The water level was recorded at 312.90 feet at 6 pm. While 7080 cusecs of water is being released. The rule level of Ukai Dam is 321 feet. The water level of the Causeway is 4.64 meters.