Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday personally spoke to Chief Minister Bhupendra Rajinikanth Patel about the flood situation in Gujarat.
Building submerged in flood water in Gujarat (India Today photo)
On Monday, July 11, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally met Chief Minister Bhupendra Rajinikanth Patel regarding the flood situation in Gujarat. He assured the central government’s full cooperation to alleviate the woes of the flood-affected people in Gujarat.
. @NarendraModi . NTRF
— Bhupendra Patel (@Bhupendrabjp) July 11, 2022
As several villages in Gujarat have been cut off, authorities have sent helicopters to rescue people. So far 61 people have died due to floods.
#See | Gujarat: Heavy rains in Valsad district have led to overflowing of Auranga river and flooding in low-lying areas. Around 300 people have been shifted to safer places by the local administration. NDRF teams and local administration are carrying out relief and rescue operations in the area. pic.twitter.com/a6OIwn0zjl
— ANI (@ANI) July 10, 2022
NDRF teams are engaged in rescuing people. More than 2000 people have been evacuated from various areas. Efforts are underway to rescue more people.
Flash floods have occurred in Gujarat, Meteorological Department said. The state received 18 inches of rain in four hours. People are struggling to buy even essential items.
Heavy rains are likely to occur in the next 24 hours, the Meteorological Department said. In some areas, ground floors of buildings were completely submerged amid heavy rains overnight Sunday.
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