Saurashtra region gets respite from incessant rains
Normalcy was returning to Saurashtra which experienced heavy rains all through the last week, officials said.
Rajkot Taluka Panchayat said it had given a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the family of one Devendra Chavda who drowned in flood waters a few days ago.
As per the data released by the government, Umerpada taluka of Surat district in south Gujarat received the highest rainfall at 183 mm between 8 AM to 6 PM today.
It was followed by Ankleshwar in Bharuch district (124 mm), Sagbara in Narmada district (106 mm), Hansot in Bharuch (102 mm), Dahod taluka of Dahod district (94 mm), Valia of Bharuch (81 mm), and Mangrol of Surat (81 mm).
After a long break, rain lashed Ahmedabad city today, leading to water-logging and traffic jams. Vejalpur area was the worst affected with 139 mm of rain in just few hours. A road caved in near a newly-built pillar of Metro rail project in the area, officials said.
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