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Rain wreaks havoc in many areas of Gujarat, Jamnagar devastated by floods, NDRF teams engaged in rescue of affected people

According to reports, all national highways and state highways connecting Junagadh, Porbandar and Gir Somnath in Gujarat have been closed due to heavy rains

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Rain is wreaking havoc in many states of the country. After many areas of North India, now the situation in Odisha and Gujarat has become worrying. According to the report of a leading daily, more than 20 lakh people have been affected due to the heavy rains in Odisha for the last two days. Due to the rain in Gujarat for the last few days, the connectivity of many villages has been lost.

According to reports, all national highways and state highways connecting Junagadh, Porbandar and Gir Somnath in Gujarat have been closed due to heavy rains. The region of Saurashtra has been most affected by the rains in Gujarat. It has rained record-breaking here. In some places including Porbandar, Jamnagar in Saurashtra, due to continuous rain for two consecutive days, a flood-like situation has arisen.

Indian Navy has informed that a Navy team from INS Sardar Patel left for Rajkot yesterday. The team will conduct rescue operation in Rajkot. civilians walking in the affected areas.

Indian Navy has informed that a Navy team from INS Sardar Patel left for Rajkot yesterday. The team will conduct rescue operation in Rajkot. Six more teams are ready to augment the ongoing civil rescue efforts in the affected areas. Apart from this, teams are also working in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The water level of the river is receding in many parts of Uttar Pradesh including Sant Kabir Nagar. Teams are engaged in rescue work in flood affected areas including Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

A rain alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department in Gujarat. State Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Jamnagar from Rajkot and met the people of Ghuvav village of Jamnagar, which was most affected by the rains. He said that no flood affected person will remain without help. The government will provide them all possible help. Apart from Gujarat, it is raining in many states including Maharashtra, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand.

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