BMC ordered all schools (government and private) in the city to remain shut for the day.
Merely halfway through 2019, the world has already witnessed temperature records smashed from Europe to the Arctic Circle and the year could prove to be one of the hottest ever recorded. This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever. The first half of 2019 also saw intense
'Schools and colleges will remain closed till August 10 due to forecast of heavy rains over the next 2-3 days across the state, flooding in many villages and towns in coastal, central and northwest districts of the state'
The National Centre for Meteorology (NCM) appealed to individuals to exercise caution while driving vehicles during the rains, as well as the low horizontal visibility due to raised dust, advising to stay away from surface run-offs and valleys.
Tropical Storm Humberto lashed the Bahamas with rain and wind on Saturday, possibly slowing down relief efforts in the wake of the devastation wrought less than two weeks ago by Hurricane Dorian.
Jadeja was part of the rescue team and walked for over 1.5 kms carrying two of them on his shoulders, despite an injury to his leg.
Rain hit various parts of the UAE on Wednesday as a result of cumulative clouds that passed over some inland areas and eastern regions.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) expects that the weather today will be partly cloudy at times and hazy over some areas especially northward and eastward with a probability of some convective clouds formation over eastern mountains by afternoon. Temperatures tend to increase slightly, humid during the night and Saturday early morning westward. There may be moderate southeasterly to northeasterly winds, freshening at times causing blowing dust and sand during daytime, with a speed of 20-30km/hr, reaching 40km/hr at times. The sea will be moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea till Saturday, the NCM added.
According to NMC the cyclone is likely to form on coming Thursday (Oct.24).
The depression is located at a latitude of 15.4 degrees north and a longitude of 70.4 degrees east, with an estimated wind speed of around 40-50 km, accompanied by intense convective rain clouds, the NCM said in a statement.