Heavy rains lash Saurasthra region

Moderate to heavy rainfall lashed many parts in Saurashtra region while Junagadh district has recorded maximum rainfall affecting road traffic to the district.

Updated: Jul 22, 2010, 18:48 PM IST

Rajkot: Moderate to heavy rainfall
lashed many parts in Saurashtra region while Junagadh district
has recorded maximum rainfall affecting road traffic to the
district.

Junagadh district has received heavy downpour in last
24 hours in which Kodinar recorded nearly 15 inches, while
Bagasara and Kukavav in Amreli district and many parts in
Jamnagar, Porbandar, Rajkot and Bhavnagar also received
moderate rainfall.

Bhadar dam the main sources of providing drinking
water to people of Rajkot received fresh four feet rain water,
while nearly eight dams in Junagadh district overflowed.

Shingwada river in Kodinar flowing over with flooded
water disrupted road traffic while many local trains were
running behind the scheduled.

People living in low laying areas in Kodinar have been
alerted but no evacuation has been made so far, sources from
the district authority said.

Despite of heavy rain in Saurashtra region no rain
related casuality was reported so far, sources said.

PTI