Gujarat Floods

  • Heavy rains lash Gujarat, MET department issues flood warning September 10, 2014

    Vadodara: With heavy rains lashing many parts of Central and Northern Gujarat and Saurashtra in the last 24 hours, the Met department has issued a flood warning in the state. Nearly five thousand people living along the banks of the Vishwamitri river have been evacuated. The river flowing through Vadodara...
  • Watch: Building collapses like a pack of cards in Gujarat September 27, 2013

    A building collapsed in Vadodara in Gujarat but there was no casualty as it was unoccupied. Perhaps triggered by the torrential rainfall over the past 72 hours in Gujarat. The incident happened in the Atladara area. ...
  • Gujarat: Continuous rains push Vishwamitri river above danger mark September 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat continues to battle with floods as the water level of Vishwamitri river has been pushed above the danger mark due to continuous rains. Ahmedabad is one of the worst affected region with the floods and more than 40,000 people have been evacuated so far. The flooding has caused...
  • Gujarat floods: 40,000 people evacuated, Vishwamitri river flows above danger mark September 25, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There are fear of flash floods in Gujarat as the Vishwamitri river has been flowing above danger mark. Several areas have been waterlogged following heavy overnight rain as well. As a precuationary measure, more than 40,000 people have been evacuated to safety in South Gujarat, 23,000 in Vadodara, 13,500...
  • Gujarat floods: Over 4000 people evacuated September 25, 2013

    Over 4000 people have been forced to evacuate because heavy rainfall has led to fears of flash floods in the southern part of Gujarat. Hundreds of other houses too have been inundated after a sudden rise in the water levels of the Vishwamitri river in Vadodara. ...
  • Incessant rains claim 2 lives in Surat September 10, 2010

    Vadodara/Surat: Two persons, including a two-year-old child died as incessant rains lashed Surat on Thursday, officials said. A child died when his house collapsed over him at Adajan area in Surat, while a man drowned at Pasadora village in the district. Besides, over 2,000 people have been evacuated from Surat and...
  • Shaurya Chakra for Sergeant who died saving others August 15, 2007

    New Delhi: On the eve of Independence Day this year, Sergeant Jai Prakash Shukla, Clerk General Duties, has been awarded Shaurya Chakra (Posthumous) for displaying exceptional courage in the face of severe adversity with disregard to his personal safety in attempting to rescue fellow citizens. Barmer district of Rajasthan experienced incessant...