Several Villages Cut Off After Heavy Rainfall In Gujarat’s Saurashtra

Several Villages Cut Off After Heavy Rainfall In Gujarat’s Saurashtra

Several Villages Cut Off After Heavy Rainfall In Gujarat's Saurashtra

Gujarat Rain: Heavy rains lashed many elements of Gujarat.

Ahmedabad:

Even because the rain depth lowered in elements of Saurashtra in Gujarat on Wednesday, plenty of villages within the area remained minimize off from the mainstream because the connecting roads have been blocked attributable to flooding and energy provide was disrupted in some areas, officers mentioned.

As many as 157 roads stay blocked attributable to inundation, affecting visitors motion. These included a nationwide freeway in Jamnagar district, 17 state highways in Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Amreli and Surat districts, and 127 panchayat roads connecting villages, they mentioned.

On Wednesday, heavy rains lashed many elements of Surat district in south Gujarat

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at remoted locations within the state until Saturday morning.

The state transport company mentioned as a result of closure of 165 routes on which it operates each day buses, it will be unable to conduct 522 journeys, the vast majority of them being in Jamnagar, Junagadh and Rajkot districts, that are among the many worst affected as a result of heavy downpour on Sunday and Monday.

According to officers, 48 ​​villages in Rajkot, Jamnagar and Porbandar have been prone to be affected as a result of outflow of a considerable amount of water into the rivers from three main dams in these districts.

Gujarat has to date obtained this monsoon motive, 598.26 mm or 72.22 per cent of its annual common downpour, as per the State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC).

On Tuesday, Junagadh district in Saurashtra obtained the very best quantity of rainfall.

Its Mangrol taluka recorded 157 mm rainfall within the 24-hour interval ending at 6 am on Wednesday.

Besides, Keshod taluka within the district obtained 126 mm rainfall, Junagadh taluka-97 mm, Vanthali-97 mm, and Malia-94 mm rainfall throughout the identical interval, as per the SEOC knowledge.

Between 6 am and 10 am on Wednesday, many elements of Surat district obtained heavy rainfall, particularly the talukas of Olpad (79 mm), Kamrej (42 mm), Choryasi (42 mm), and Surat metropolis (28 mm) between 6 am and 10 am, the SEOC mentioned.

Newly sworn-in Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Tuesday visited rain-hit elements of Jamnagar metropolis and district and guaranteed assist to these affected by the floods.

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