Gujarat floods: 10,000 people evacuated after Sabarmati river overflows

Heavy rains hit normal life in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while 10,000 people from rural and urban areas in Gujarat were shifted to safer places after the Sabarmati river swelled

FP Staff July 27, 2017 20:42:41 IST
Heavy rains hit normal life in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while 10,000 people from rural and urban areas in Gujarat were shifted to safer places after the Sabarmati river swelled. PTI
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Heavy rains hit normal life in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while 10,000 people from rural and urban areas in Gujarat were shifted to safer places after the Sabarmati river swelled. PTI
Water-logged houses at a slum area after heavy monsoon rains in Ahmedabad on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, Ahmedabad alone received 200 mm of rainfall, according to official figures. PTI
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Water-logged houses at a slum area after heavy monsoon rains in Ahmedabad on Thursday. In the last 24 hours, Ahmedabad alone received 200 mm of rainfall, according to official figures. PTI
People make their way through a flooded street following heavy downpour in Ahmedabad. Officials said the number of people who lost their lives in Gujarat in the deluge stood at 123. PTI
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People make their way through a flooded street following heavy downpour in Ahmedabad. Officials said the number of people who lost their lives in Gujarat in the deluge stood at 123. PTI
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation issued a warning to people not to venture near electricity poles and streetlights as it may prove fatal due to the water-logging. PTI
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The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation issued a warning to people not to venture near electricity poles and streetlights as it may prove fatal due to the water-logging. PTI
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani with the flood affected people as many areas remain inundated by waters after heavy rains in Ahmedabad on Thursday. PTI
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Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani with the flood affected people as many areas remain inundated by waters after heavy rains in Ahmedabad on Thursday. PTI
A man with his cattle on a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Ahmedabad. Apart from Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Kheda also received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, affecting thousands of people who had to be relocated to safer areas. PTI
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A man with his cattle on a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall in Ahmedabad. Apart from Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Kheda also received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, affecting thousands of people who had to be relocated to safer areas. PTI
A family in a waterlogged house after heavy rainfall in Vejalpur in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Portions of at least 20 buildings collapsed due to heavy rains and waterlogging, officials said. PTI
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A family in a waterlogged house after heavy rainfall in Vejalpur in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Portions of at least 20 buildings collapsed due to heavy rains and waterlogging, officials said. PTI