Ahmedabadm June29 : With the monsoons setting in in several parts of Gujarat, Navsari district has received 8 inches of rain in the past 12 hours.
A heavy rain warning for south and central Gujarat has been issued as the monsoon has advanced further under the influence of a cyclonic circulation since Friday morning and as many as 97 tehsils in 25 districts have received moderate to heavy showers in the last 24 hours ending on Friday.
According to the Met department, the industrial town of Ankleshwar in south Gujarat’s Bharuch district registered the highest rainfall at 172 mm.
“The monsoon has arrived in south Gujarat and southern part of Saurashtra region. It will advance to the rest of Gujarat in the near future through further movement,” Jayant Sarkar, Director, Indian Meteorology Deparment (IMD), Ahmedabad, told reporters.