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Rain lashes Vadodara, uproots trees; low areas flooded

india Updated: Jul 08, 2009 16:23 IST

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About 60 trees were uprooted and low-lying areas were flooded with water after heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and strong winds, lashed the city after midnight last night, the fire brigade of Vadodara Municipal Corporation said on Wednesday.

The city recorded about 7 inches of rainfall in two hours from 2 am to 4 am early this morning, the district flood control authorities told PTI.

There was no report of any casualty from any parts of the district.

Meanwhile, the teams of fire brigade have rushed to the affected area for removal of fallen trees and they have continued to receive complaints of tree falling from various areas of the city.

The heavy rainfall brought down the temperature significantly and people heaved a sigh of relief from soaring temperature for the last couple of days.