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Rail, road transport badly hit as rains lash Gujarat

RAJKOT: Torrential rains intensified once again across Gujarat on Saturday claiming three lives and forcing evacuation or shifting of over more than 7,000 people mainly in three districts of Saurashtra – Surendranagar, Rajkot and Morbi. Deaths were reported from Rajkot, Amreli and Narmada districts.
Rail tracks damaged by flood waters

Teams of Army, Air Force and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued over 260 people. The weather department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in many parts of the state for the next two days.
CM Vijay Rupani taking an aerial survey of the flooded parts of Saurashtra

The incessant rains cut off Saurashtra’s financial capital Rajkot from Ahmedabad and other cities of central Gujarat for over 12 hours as major national and state highways got submerged in flood waters.

Queue of stranded vehicles on water-logged Ahmedabad-Rajkot extended up to 4 km near Limbdi in Surendranagar.

The traffic was restored by Saturday evening.NDRF rescue team saves people stranded in floods

Morbi and Surendranagar districts were worst-hit as scores of villages were marooned.

Rail traffic between Ahmedabad and Pipavav Port was halted as the track got submerged in flood waters near Liliya station in Amreli district.
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References

  1. ^ National Disaster Response Force (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
  2. ^ Pipavav Port (economictimes.indiatimes.com)

Rail, road transport badly hit as rains lash Gujarat

RAJKOT: Torrential rains intensified once again across Gujarat on Saturday claiming three lives and forcing evacuation or shifting of over more than 7,000 people mainly in three districts of Saurashtra – Surendranagar, Rajkot and Morbi. Deaths were reported from Rajkot, Amreli and Narmada districts.
Rail tracks damaged by flood waters

Teams of Army, Air Force and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued over 260 people. The weather department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in many parts of the state for the next two days.
CM Vijay Rupani taking an aerial survey of the flooded parts of Saurashtra

The incessant rains cut off Saurashtra’s financial capital Rajkot from Ahmedabad and other cities of central Gujarat for over 12 hours as major national and state highways got submerged in flood waters.

Queue of stranded vehicles on water-logged Ahmedabad-Rajkot extended up to 4 km near Limbdi in Surendranagar.

The traffic was restored by Saturday evening.NDRF rescue team saves people stranded in floods

Morbi and Surendranagar districts were worst-hit as scores of villages were marooned.

Rail traffic between Ahmedabad and Pipavav Port was halted as the track got submerged in flood waters near Liliya station in Amreli district.
[1][2]

References

  1. ^ National Disaster Response Force (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
  2. ^ Pipavav Port (economictimes.indiatimes.com)

Rail, road transport badly hit as rains lash Gujarat

RAJKOT: Torrential rains intensified once again across Gujarat on Saturday claiming three lives and forcing evacuation or shifting of over more than 7,000 people mainly in three districts of Saurashtra – Surendranagar, Rajkot and Morbi. Deaths were reported from Rajkot, Amreli and Narmada districts.
Rail tracks damaged by flood waters

Teams of Army, Air Force and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued over 260 people. The weather department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in many parts of the state for the next two days.
CM Vijay Rupani taking an aerial survey of the flooded parts of Saurashtra

The incessant rains cut off Saurashtra’s financial capital Rajkot from Ahmedabad and other cities of central Gujarat for over 12 hours as major national and state highways got submerged in flood waters.

Queue of stranded vehicles on water-logged Ahmedabad-Rajkot extended up to 4 km near Limbdi in Surendranagar.

The traffic was restored by Saturday evening.NDRF rescue team saves people stranded in floods

Morbi and Surendranagar districts were worst-hit as scores of villages were marooned.

Rail traffic between Ahmedabad and Pipavav Port was halted as the track got submerged in flood waters near Liliya station in Amreli district.
[1][2]

References

  1. ^ National Disaster Response Force (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
  2. ^ Pipavav Port (economictimes.indiatimes.com)