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Gujarat Floods

GUJARAT FLOODS NEWS

Gujarat floods: Indian Navy rescues 400 people in Jamnagar

September 14, 2021 3:11 pm

Five teams of 75 personnel have been deputed from INS Valsura on the request of the district administration to assist the civil administration in rescuing stranded citizens from various parts of Jamnagar city.

Aji-I dam overflows as Rajkot gets 8 inches of rain overnight

September 03, 2019 1:27 am

Meanwhile, water was being discharged from 19 other dams after heavy rain in several parts of Saurashtra and Kutch regions.

During flood rescue, IAF pilots flew on low fuel, battling fading light, language barriers

August 23, 2019 5:14 am

In the biggest rescue undertaken in Gujarat, Wing Commander UC Vaish flew a Mi-17 V5 helicopter, created an “air bridge” and rescued 125 persons who were stranded on a road that was washed away from both sides near Hajipir in Kutch district.

Parts of Surat still flooded as rain, discharge from Ukai dam continue

August 15, 2019 4:15 am

As on August 12, the Tapi had been receiving rainwater of 1.94 lakh cusecs from Ukai dam, which reduced to 1.44 lakh cusecs as on August 14.

Gujarat: 319 salt pan workers in Kutch rescued, 123 of them airlifted

August 13, 2019 12:23 am

The workers of the bromine-manufacturing company were cut off for around 24 hours as roads were submerged or damaged and mobile networks down, officials said.

Eight more found dead in Saurashtra, death toll rises to 27 in Gujarat

August 12, 2019 3:11 am

The Falku river had swollen on Saturday following heavy rain. Ten agricultural labourers were swept away while they were trying to cross a causeway across the river at Vavdi village.

Floods bring crocodiles to Vadodara streets, seven rescued

August 02, 2019 7:59 pm

Seven mid-sized crocodiles which swam into the city as the Vishwamitri river overflowed have been captured by forest department's teams from areas such as Raj Mahal Road and Fatehgunj which are on the riverbank.

Heavy rains, floods continue to batter Assam, West Bengal, Bihar; several dead, millions displaced

August 17, 2017 9:39 am

Heavy rains, inundation, and floods continue to wreak havoc in India, with the death toll rising in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal this week. Train and rail services of the Eastern Railway have also taken a hit, with many lines damaged in the rains.

Dual fight for villagers — ‘proof’ for compensation and rotting carcass stench

August 07, 2017 4:00 am

As per the state records, around 13,000 cattle have died in the flood in both the districts but a ground check by The Indian Express in several villages of Banaskantha alone reveals that the actual number is certainly more.

Attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy: One BJP leader arrested, Congress V-P asks workers to help flood-affected people

August 05, 2017 5:44 pm

His remarks came a day after Gandhi's car, in which he was travelling to visit the flood-affected areas in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, was hit by stones on Friday afternoon.

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