Gujarat Rains: The interval of heavy rains continues in Gujarat. Heavy to very heavy rains lashed many districts of South and Saurashtra areas of Gujarat on Saturday (July 22), inflicting flood-like scenario in city areas.
Because of the rains, the water stage in dams and rivers rose to harmful ranges, leaving the villages remoted. Many components of the state have been waterlogged, inflicting visitors jams and inconvenience to the residents.
Navsari and Junagadh acquired the heaviest rainfall, the place residential areas and markets have been flooded. Officers urged folks to train warning, to not enterprise into the dam or surrounding areas, and to report any emergency.
video | Flood-like scenario in Junagadh, Gujarat amid heavy rainfall.
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219 mm of rain in 8 hours
Junagadh acquired 219 mm of rain in 8 hours, which badly affected the town. Automobiles and cattle parked there have been washed away within the gushing water, with folks seen wading by means of waist-deep water to succeed in safer locations. Aside from this, rescue groups have been deployed to evacuate folks from low-lying areas to safer locations.
Which areas acquired torrential rain?
Heavy rains additionally lashed Navsari district in south Gujarat, disrupting regular life and flooding city and rural areas. A father-son duo acquired swept away in a swollen drain in Navsari metropolis. An official mentioned the particular person was rescued, whereas efforts are on to hint the son.
Heavy rains additionally precipitated visitors jam on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Nationwide Freeway close to Navsari. Different districts with heavy rains embody Devbhoomi Dwarka, Bhavnagar, Bharuch, Surat, Tapi, Valsad and Amreli.
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