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

Heavy rains pounded Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar districts on Friday, disrupting rail and road traffic

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

120 people and paralysed infrastructure, officials said on Friday, with tens of thousands of cotton farmers also suffering heavy damage.

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

Relief and rescue operations were intensified in the badly-affected districts

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

Army personnel have so far rescued 1,925 people, mainly in the worst-affected region of Deesa in Banaskantha district

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

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

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

Updated Date: Jul 30, 2017 16:04:51 IST



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