Updated on July 17, 2017 6:30 PM (IST): Kandla in flood-hit Gujarat records 210 mm rains in 9 hours
Southwest Monsoon continues to vigorous over Coastal Gujarat, resulting in some very heavy showers over the coastal areas. Kandla has recorded whopping 210 mm of rain in span of nine hours from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on Monday.
All thanks to the cyclonic circulation over South Pakistan and adjoining Rajasthan, which has kept the weather conditions conducive for rains to continue.
Intense thunderclouds developed over the region during the afternoon hours, which took a vigorous turn thereafter. Several areas of Gujarat such as Rajkot are already reeling under floods.
Weathermen predict that light to moderate rains will continue over the state. Some places could also seen some sharp and intense spell of rains.
Updated on July 17, 2017 8:30 AM (IST): Gujarat floods claim nine lives; NDRF, IAF come to rescue
Gujarat floods have been continuing to wreak havoc over the state. Heavy rains, floods, swollen rivers along with overflowing reservoirs have cost even a few lives in a few parts of the state of Gujarat.
In fact, as per reports at least 9 people have been killed and around 400 people have been rescued by the NDRF and the Indian Air Force after heavy rains caused Chaos over the state.