Ahmedabad News Roundup| Yellow alert on 10th-11th April, over 50 societies to be redeveloped & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Yellow alert on 10th-11th April, over 50 societies to be redeveloped & more

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From yellow alert issued for Wednesday and Thursday, to rumble strips installed at 6 junctions for driver alertness, surge in redevelopment projects reshaping city's urban fabric and more. Find the latest updates in this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Yellow alert issued for Wednesday and Thursday

With temperatures hitting 41 degrees on Tuesday, the city braces for a potential heatwave as the corporation issues a yellow alert for Wednesday and Thursday. Anticipating temperatures ranging between 41 and 43 degrees, authorities urge precautions.

Monday's rise to 40 degrees marked a one-degree increase, with the Meteorological Department warning of sustained heat stress across various cities, including Ahmedabad, and a projected two to three-day heatwave in Kutch.

Rumble strips installed at 6 junctions for driver alertness

Addressing the need for driver awareness without resorting to conventional speed breakers, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has implemented rumble strips at six strategic locations, including Prahladnagar and Sindhu Bhavan Road.

Designed to maintain driver vigilance and encourage speed reduction, the strips are now operational at key areas like Gandhi Ashram, Prahladnagar Road, Sindhu Bhavan Road, CTM Crossroads, Rameshwar Road, and Meghaninagar.

Surge in redevelopment projects reshaping city's urban fabric

A surge in housing redevelopment initiatives signals a transformative shift in Ahmedabad's urban landscape. Over the past eight months, approximately 50 redevelopment agreements have been finalized, with negotiations nearing completion for around 400 societies.

Realty experts highlight the redevelopment potential in areas such as Navrangpura, Naranpura, Paldi, and Memnagar, attributing the uptick in activity to expedited deals and recent court directives.

WR has greenlit trials to run A'bad- Mumbai Vande Bharat train at 160 kmph

In a bid to expedite travel between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, the Western Railway (WR) has greenlit trial runs for faster Vande Bharat Express trains. Expected to elevate speeds from the current 130 kmph to 160 kmph, successful trials could shave approximately 45 minutes off travel times, offering commuters a more efficient journey, reports TOI.

SpiceJet domestic operations shift to SVPI Airport Terminal 2

SpiceJet's domestic flight operations have commenced from Terminal 2 (T2) at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport in Ahmedabad as of Tuesday. Ahmedabad International Airport Limited (AIAL) advises passengers to stay informed via SpiceJet's customer care regarding flight schedules and status updates before heading to the airport.

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