Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Gir Somnath of Junagadh district; More rain likely in the state for the next 5 days
Heavy and incessant rains have disrupted normal life in many parts of Gujarat’s Gir Somnath and Junagadh districts, officials said. The Meteorological Center here said that the monsoon is now active in Gujarat as a low pressure area has formed over the Kutch region and there is a possibility of more rain in the entire state in the next five days.
Officials said that Gir Somnath and Junagadh districts have been receiving heavy rains since Tuesday. According to data shared by the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), Sutrapada taluka received 300 mm of rain in the last 30 hours, which ended at 12 noon on Wednesday, including 132 mm of rain between 6 am and 12 noon. Is.
Similarly, neighboring Kodinar taluka of the same district received 119 mm of rain between 6 am and 12 noon on Wednesday, Veraval taluka 106 mm, Junagadh’s Mangrol taluka 82 mm, followed by Bhuj (Kutch) 51 mm, It rained in Hansot (Bharuch). 42 mm and Kalyanpur (Devbhoomi Dwarka) with 33 mm, the SEOC said. Normal life was affected in Mangrol, Kodinar and Veraval towns as well as several villages in Sutrapada and Kodinar talukas, as low-lying areas, agricultural areas, housing societies and several roads were submerged in knee-deep water, officials said. ,
Gujarat Revenue Minister Rajendra Trivedi visited SEOC in state capital Gandhinagar to take stock of the situation and review the preparedness of the officials as more rains are expected in the next five days. Manorama Mohanty, director of the Meteorological Center in Ahmedabad, said, “Most parts of Gujarat are likely to receive normal rains in the next five days.”
Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places with very heavy falls very likely at isolated places over Gir Somnath, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Surat, Valsad and Navsari districts during next 24 hours. “Extremely heavy rains may occur at isolated places over Valsad, Navsari, Kutch, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Jamnagar and Porbandar districts on July 8 and 9,” Mohanty said.
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