More than 34,000 people were shifted to relief camps after flood water inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed Kerala for the past one week. The relatively flat plains in the lower basin areas with hilly catchments in the upper parts of South Gujarat accentuate flood risks. The floods were reported to have caused total 224 deaths between 1 June and 31 July 2017. The flood situation continues to worsen in southern and western India in particular in the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Gujarat floods Blogs, Comments and Archive News on Economictimes.com Cyclone to hit Alibaug today, flood India: Floods in Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh - Information Bulletin No. NDMA says that 29 [2] 2 Source. The top three states were Gujarat in the west, Madhya Pradesh in the centre and Andhra Pradesh in the south, with scores of 79, 69 and 68 respectively. Aggravating the situation were overflowing dams and a breach in the Narmada canal. Over 180 people have now died in flood… Almost half a metre of rain in 24 A … Gujarat floods claim 29 lives as situation worsens At least 29 people have been killed in Gujarat till today (July 16) due to recent floods other rain-related incidents. South Gujarat region, particularly Valsad, Navsari, Junagarh, Gir Somnath and Amreli districts have been affected the most. According to the Indian Meteorological Department data, between July 1 and 28, Gujarat received 559.4 mm of rainfall, as against the average of 339.6 mm for the said period, representing an excess of 65%. IFRC; Posted 21 … • The flood prone river sections were identified by the flood prone village map. Following heavy rain in July 2017, the Indian state of Gujarat was affected by severe flooding. Gujarat floods: How the deluge crippled the state Concentrated to a few districts and for a few days, the downpour wreaked havoc in Gujarat. Monsoon in India 2018 Four deaths were reported last month in Gujarat after torrential rainfall from 25 June, 2018. Indian Express revisits the week of flood fury to understand and explain why and how the rain turned into a nemesis Flooding of Gujarat. The Flood risks in Saurashtra are lower than the flood risks in the South Gujarat plains. [1] 16 people had died in neighbouring Rajasthan state by 31 July. Heavy incessant rains in the past 24 hours have led to floods in several parts of the country, with Kerala and Gujarat being worst affected. Flood victims, including a patient needing kidney dialysis, await an airlift from a rooftop in Abiyana village, Gujarat after monsoon floods hit. The districts of Banaskantha, Patan, Gandhinagar, Morbi, Surendranagar, Mehsana and Sabarkantha received 267%, 208%, 189%, 174%, 172%, 130% and … Gujarat floods Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times. Flooding was reported in southern areas, including the cities of Navsari, Vadodara, and Surat.