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Gujarat floods: IAF, Navy, NDRF called in for rescue operations in Rajkot, Jamnagar

Gujarat floods: IAF, Navy, NDRF known as in for rescue operations in Rajkot, Jamnagar | Information

New Delhi: A group of the Indian Air Power (IAF), Indian Navy and Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF) had been known as in for rescue operations in Gujarat’s flood-hit districts of Rajkot and Jamnagar. The officers on Tuesday (September 14, 2021) knowledgeable that over 200 individuals stranded within the floodwaters had been rescued and greater than 7,000 individuals have been shifted to safer locations within the two districts.
The IAF helicopters rescued 22 individuals stranded at some areas in Jamnagar, officers stated, including that 150 individuals in all had been rescued throughout the district.
The IAF additionally rescued seven villagers in Rajkot, whereas a complete of 56 individuals had been rescued all around the district, officers stated.
#GUJARATFLOOD13/09/21#Team6NDRFFlood Rescue OpsAt Ghachigate khidki close to Haji Pur chowk #Jamnagar#GujaratRescued:13 CitizensOPS Closed@NDRFHQ @PIBAhmedabad @ANI @PTI_News@CollectorJamngr @InfoGujarat #NDRF4U
— 6 NDRF VADODARA (@6NDRFVADODARA) September 13, 2021
“A Navy group was serving to within the operation to seek for two individuals who’re lacking after their automotive received washed away in a robust water present in Rajkot on Monday,” Collector Arun Mahesh Babu stated.
Groups of the Navy and the Coast Guard additionally assisted the Jamnagar administration in rescuing 150 to 160 individuals inside the metropolis limits as native rescue groups had been unable to achieve there as a result of surge in water degree, Jamnagar Collector Sourabh Pardhi stated.
Rescue groups from #INSValsura in #Jamnagar deployed on #13Sep 21 to help district administration in rescuing a lot of stranded individuals in rain affected inundated areas of the town. Meals packets had been additionally offered by the groups (1/n).@SpokespersonMoD
— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) September 14, 2021
As per the most recent studies, a nationwide freeway in Jamnagar and 18 state highways passing by way of Rajkot, Jamnagar and Junagadh districts of the Saurashtra area had been closed on account of flooding, whereas many villages had been reduce off as a number of roads connecting them had been inundated.
A bridge over river Fofal has additionally reportedly collapsed and has compelled the closure of a street connecting Jam Kandorna and Gondal within the Rajkot district.
Rajkot’s Lodhika taluka acquired the utmost rainfall of 516 mm within the state through the 24-hour interval ending at 6 am on Tuesday, the State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) stated in an replace.
In view IMD studies @NDRFHQ deploysin coordination with St Gov 20 Groups throughout Gujaratto sort out hvy rains& flooding in a number of districts5 tms airlifted fm PunjabRescue Ops ON@PMOIndia @HMOIndia @BhallaAjay26 @PIBHomeAffairs @PIBAhmedabad @ANI @DDNewslive
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Visavadar taluka in Junagadh district of Saurashtra acquired the second-highest downpour at 468 mm, whereas Kalavad in Jamnagar recorded 406 mm rain, Rajkot taluka-325 mm and Dhoraji in Rajkot-250 mm, the SEOC stated.
On Tuesday, Mangrol taluka of Junagadh district acquired 151 mm rainfall in simply 4 hours since 6 am, whereas Keshod taluka in Junagadh acquired 108 mm rainfall throughout the identical interval, the SEOC stated.
Throughout the 24-hour interval ending at 6 am on Tuesday, 35 talukas acquired over 100 mm rainfall, primarily in Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Porbandar, Gir Somnath and Devbhumi Dwarka in Saurashtra area, in addition to in south Gujarat’s Valsad and Navsari districts, the SEOC stated.
Gujarat has up to now this monsoon season acquired 69.24 per cent of the typical rainfall, and the downpour this month has helped the state slender its rain deficiency.
(With company inputs)

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