In pics: Heavy rain creates disruption in Gujarat's Rajkot, Jamnagar districts

  • Following heavy rainfall, normal life was disrupted and about 1,400 people had to be shifted to shelters away from low lying areas in Rajkot.
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"In last 24 hours, the city received 13 inches of rainfall and there is high rainfall warning for tomorrow also. Around 1,400 people shifted to shelters and over 300 people were rescued as many areas got waterlogging. No casualties reported so far," Amit Arora, Commissioner Rajkot Municipal Corporation told news agency ANI.(PTI)

"In last 24 hours, the city received 13 inches of rainfall and there is high rainfall warning for tomorrow also. Around 1,400 people shifted to shelters and over 300 people were rescued as many areas got waterlogging. No casualties reported so far," Amit Arora, Commissioner Rajkot Municipal Corporation told news agency ANI.(PTI)

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People wade through waterlogged street following heavy rainfall, in Rajkot on September 13.(ANI)

People wade through waterlogged street following heavy rainfall, in Rajkot on September 13.(ANI)

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Locals help an elderly woman move through a waterlogged street as heavy rain disrupts normal life, in Rajkot.(ANI)

Locals help an elderly woman move through a waterlogged street as heavy rain disrupts normal life, in Rajkot.(ANI)

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Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel chairs a high-level meeting on the first day after assuming office to review the situation created due to heavy rains in Saurashtra, Jamnagar, and Rajkot, in Gandhinagar on September 13.(ANI)

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel chairs a high-level meeting on the first day after assuming office to review the situation created due to heavy rains in Saurashtra, Jamnagar, and Rajkot, in Gandhinagar on September 13.(ANI)

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As per the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the new Chief Minister had a telephone conversation with the Collector of Jamnagar and gave clear instructions for rescue and relief operations. He asked the officials to carry out the evacuation of people trapped in the water with the help of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).(ANI)

As per the Chief Minister's Office (CMO), the new Chief Minister had a telephone conversation with the Collector of Jamnagar and gave clear instructions for rescue and relief operations. He asked the officials to carry out the evacuation of people trapped in the water with the help of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).(ANI)

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In Rajkot, the Chief Minister also obtained the details regarding 1,155 people living in the low lying areas of Aji who were shifted to safer places. (ANI)(ANI)

In Rajkot, the Chief Minister also obtained the details regarding 1,155 people living in the low lying areas of Aji who were shifted to safer places. (ANI)(ANI)

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Waterlogged Ramnath Para area as heavy rains lash for the second consecutive day near Canal Road area, in Rajkot district on September 13.(PTI)

Waterlogged Ramnath Para area as heavy rains lash for the second consecutive day near Canal Road area, in Rajkot district on September 13.(PTI)

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BJP workers ask locals to evacuate the area as heavy rains lash Gujarat's Rajkot and Jamnagar districts.(PTI)

BJP workers ask locals to evacuate the area as heavy rains lash Gujarat's Rajkot and Jamnagar districts.(PTI)

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