Over 25,000 People Relocated As Heavy Rains Hit Gujarat

By Zeeshan Shaikh | Updated:Tue, July 25, 2017 10:00am

Heavy rains have affected Sabarkantha, Banaskantha and parts of Valsad districts in Gujarat.

Ahmedabad, July 24: Around 25,000 people were relocated to a safe place in Gujarat after heavy rains battered several districts in the north and central parts of the state on Monday. Banaskantha, a district in Gujarat on Monday faced its worst ever floods in the recent years. A high alert has also been issued in the state as key roads have been submerged, hitting the Delhi-Ahmedabad traffic. The state government is also seeking help from the centre, while teams of National Disaster Response Force, the Air Force and other rescue agencies are at work, more rescue workers have been sent in to help those who are affected by floods. Also Read – Monsoon 2017: Rains Wreak Havoc in Gujarat, Assam Flood Situation Improves

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Published:Tue, July 25, 2017 12:22am | Updated:Tue, July 25, 2017 10:00am


Indian Air Force National Disaster Response Force Vijay Rupani Banaskantha valsad Gujarat Sabarkantha

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