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Heavy downpour continues in major parts of Gujarat

Heavy downpour continues in major parts of Gujarat


Ahmedabad: Heavy showers mar many parts of south Gujarat and the Saurashtra region on Friday. Six talukas received more than 200 mm rainfall in 24 hours as of 6 am Friday, PTI reported citing officials.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast more "heavy to very heavy rainfall" at some places in south Gujarat and Saurashtra in the next 24 hours.

The State Emergency Operations Centre (SEOC) informed in a release that the monsoon is still active over Gujarat, and considerable rainfall was recorded between 6 am, and 10 am on Friday in Valsad and Navsari districts of south Gujarat and Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra.

For the last one week, major parts of the state have been receiving heavy rains.

In the 24-hour period that ended at 6 am on Friday, Kaprada taluka of Valsad recorded a 253 mm downpour.

The SEOC said that during the last 24 hours, till 6 am Friday, Kaprada taluka of Valsad recorded 253 mm showers. Kaprada was followed by Chikhli of Navsari (244 mm), Sutrapada of Gir Somnath (240 mm), Gandevi or Navsari (231 mm), Dharampur of Valsad (212 mm), Navsari taluka (211 mm) and Jalalpor of Navsari (183 mm).

On Friday, Talala taluka of Gir Somnath received 60 mm rainfall between 6 am, and 10 am, followed by Kaprada of Valsad (49 mm) and Veraval of Gir Somnath (47 mm) and 38 mm in Gandevi taluka of Navsari.

Further, the IMD forecast "extremely heavy rainfall" for isolated places in Navsari and Dang districts of south Gujarat and certain areas in Saurashtra, particularly in Amreli, Junagadh, Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath, for the next 24 hours.

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