Ahmedabad News Roundup| Mercury to hit 40°C, PRL-led team uncovers Ozone on Jupiter's moon & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Mercury to hit 40°C, PRL-led team uncovers Ozone on Jupiter's moon & more

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From Amdavadis bracing for swings in weather, to the city's PRL-led team uncovering Ozone on Jupiter's moon Callisto, to 6 domestic flights redirected to International Terminal-2 and more. Catch up with the latest news of the city in this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

City braces for swings in weather

Ahmedabad residents, currently enjoying a slight respite from the heat with cloudy skies, are in for a swift change as hot winds sweep over coastal areas. The mercury is set to soar to 40 degrees Celsius, signaling a sudden return to sweltering conditions.

This fluctuation in weather patterns, foreseen over the next three days, underscores the city's climatic unpredictability.

Ahmedabad's PRL-led team uncovers Ozone on Jupiter's moon Callisto

In a groundbreaking discovery spearheaded by researchers of the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad, evidence of ozone presence on Callisto, one of Jupiter's largest moons, has emerged.

Published in the March 2024 edition of Icarus journal, the study unveils the intricate chemical dynamics at play on this icy celestial body, opening avenues for further exploration into its potential habitability.

Swine Flu cases decline amidst rising temperatures

As temperatures soar in Ahmedabad and Gujarat, bringing relief from the swine flu outbreak, the state health department reports a steady decline in cases. With 16 fatalities and 768 reported cases of the H1N1 strain in the first quarter of 2024, the region witnessed a concerning spike in infections.

However, the onset of summer marks a downward trend in cases, offering hope for containment and recovery.

6 domestic flights redirected to International Terminal-2

As summer vacation season kicks off, soaring passenger volumes prompt airlines to introduce additional flights, ensuring smoother terminal operations. In response, airlines took to Twitter to announce the rerouting of six domestic flights to International Terminal-2 at SVPI Airport, easing congestion and enhancing passenger convenience.

C&D Waste Center to combat pollution

To tackle the mounting problem of construction debris littering open spaces and plots, authorities are establishing a dedicated Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste center. Equipped with enclosed sheds to contain dust and noise pollution, the facility will process debris, including sand and building materials, with water to mitigate airborne particulate matter.

Citizens can avail of this service by contacting the municipal corporation, albeit at a prescribed fee per metric ton and trip.

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