Flood fury continues in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal; thousands of people affected

 Flood fury continues in Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal; thousands of people affected

Hundreds of people were marooned in several inundated regions of Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal even as heavy rains in other parts of the country flooded streets, choked traffic and hit normal life. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried out an aerial survey of the worst-hit Banaskantha and Patan districts in his home state. PTI

Narendra Modi carried out an aerial survey of the worst-hit Banaskantha and Patan districts in his home state of Gujarat. Over 83 people have been killed in the state with over 45,000 affected. PTI

The prime minister also and chaired a meeting with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, Anandiben Patel and top officials of the state government to take stock of the situation. PTI

The prime minister also chaired a meeting with Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, Anandiben Patel and top officials of the state government to take stock of the situation. PTI

The army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force, police and fire brigade are engaged in rescuing people from flooded areas. PTI

The army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force, police and fire brigade are engaged in rescuing people from flooded areas. PTI

IAF's four MI-17 V5 helicopters winched 14 persons from Deesa. Total 113 people has been rescued by Tuesday. PTI

IAF's four MI-17 V5 helicopters winched 14 people from Deesa. A total of 113 people had been rescued by Tuesday. PTI

IAF's four MI-17 V5 helicopters winched 14 persons from Deesa. Total 113 people has been resuced by Tuesday. PTI

In Rajasthan, rescue operations are being carried out in flood-hit Jalore, Sirohi and Pali districts. Heavy rains have killed six people including two children till now. PTI

In West Bengal, incessant heavy rains have led to flooding of several areas. PTI

In West Bengal, incessant heavy rains have led to flooding of several areas. PTI

Rivers Silabati in West Midnapore, Darakeswar in Bankura and Dwaraka in Birbhum are flowing above danger level, flooding areas in Birbhum, Purulia, West Midnapore and Hooghly districts. PTI

Rivers Silabati in West Midnapore, Darakeswar in Bankura and Dwaraka in Birbhum are flowing above danger level, flooding areas in Birbhum, Purulia, West Midnapore and Hooghly districts. PTI

Updated Date: Jul 26, 2017 10:41:53 IST