Ahmedabad: The meteorological department on Monday forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated parts of Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch regions in the next 24 hours even as several districts recorded heavy downpour since Sunday.
    
"We expect widespread rains over North and South Gujarat and heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated parts of Saurashtra and Kutch," Regional director of Meteorological Department Jayant Sarkar said.
    
"Monsoon had been vigorous in the last 24 hours over entire Gujarat," he said, adding necessary warning has been issued to ports and fishermen. The pressure developed over the Gujarat coast had moved on to North-East Rajasthan while the off-shore trough from Gujarat to Kerala coast still persists, he said.
    
Meanwhile, Amreli district (78 mm) recorded the maximum rainfall in the State over the last 24 hours followed by Surendranagar (72), according to Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA).
    
The tribal Dangs district received maximum 64 mm rainfall, the highest in South Gujarat. Jamnagar and Junagadh districts got 61 mm rainfall each, it stated. Narmada, Tapi and Anand districts recorded the least rainfall in the state over the last 24 hours at 8 mm, 18 mm and 19 mm respectively.

(Agencies)

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