Ahmedabad News Roundup| Forecast of rain on Tuesday, city gears up for GT vs KKR clash & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Forecast of rain on Tuesday, city gears up for GT vs KKR clash & more

Catch up with the latest news of Ahmedabad, right here!

From the forecast of rain on Tuesday offering much-needed relief to the GT vs KKR clash, and beyond. Stay informed with the latest developments in the city with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Ahmedabad second hottest in Gujarat but rain prediction on Tuesday brings relief!

As the mercury soared to 41.7 degrees Celsius, Ahmedabad was Gujarat's second hottest city on Sunday. However, relief seems imminent as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts a yellow alert for rainfall across 19 districts of Gujarat. Ahmedabad residents can anticipate light showers from Tuesday to Wednesday, providing a temporary reprieve from the scorching weather.

Despite this, today there will be clear skies and temperatures hovering around 42 degrees Celsius.

Pre-Monsoon preparations underway by AMC

With the monsoon season on the horizon, the municipal commissioner has directed officials to initiate pre-monsoon operations to prevent prolonged flooding and ensure efficient water disposal in Ahmedabad. The directive encompasses expedited work on all city bridges to facilitate proper drainage into stormwater lines. Additionally, interlinking of at least five lakes across all zones in the city is underway to bolster water management efforts.

Narendra Modi Stadium gears up for GT vs KKR clash

The stage is set for an electrifying showdown as Gujarat Titans (GT) prepare to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 63 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 13 (Monday). While Kolkata has secured a spot in the IPL 2024 Playoffs and aims for a top-two finish in the league phase, Gujarat finds themselves in a must-win situation, akin to RCB and DC, to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Shankus Water Park opens doors for leisure amid rising temperatures

As temperatures soar, Shankus Water Park welcomes visitors seeking relief from the heat. Situated near Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Mehsana, the park offers leisure activities, providing a refreshing escape accessible by both private and public transportation.

IIM study reveals transformation in India over 5 years

Professors from various IIMs, including Ahmedabad's, undertook a comprehensive study shedding light on India's pivotal societal changes in the last five years. One of the significant revelations was the nation's average trust in the Government of India, standing at 69.36%.

Moreover, citizens nationwide reported a substantial 72% reduction in electricity cuts between 2019 and 2024. The study also highlighted remarkable infrastructure advancements in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Chhattisgarh, particularly in the domains of water and electricity supply, among other noteworthy findings.

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