Gujarat floods: Over 100 dead, thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Heavy rains have affected normal life across Gujarat with over 54,517 people shifted to safer places over the last one week

FP Staff July 30, 2017 16:04:51 IST
Gujarat floods: Over 100 dead, thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state
Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Gujarat, especially the northern and western parts, received heavy rainfall this year. Over 10,000 people from rural and urban areas of the state have been displaced due to floods. PTI

Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Heavy rains have affected normal life, disrupting rail and road traffic across the state. PTI

Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Over 120 people have been killed due to floods in the state so far. Heavy rains have paralysed infrastructure with tens of thousands of cotton farmers suffering heavy damage. PTI

Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

As several localities in the state have been waterlogged, the government has intensified relief and rescue operations. PTI

Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Army personnel have rescued thousands of people, mainly in the worst-affected region of Deesa in Banaskantha district. PTI

Gujarat floods Over 100 dead thousands displaced as heavy rains disrupt normal life across state

Twenty-one IAF helicopters were pressed into service on Thursday as 138 people were rescued and 27.37 tons of food packets were dropped. PTI

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