Heavy downpour throws life out of gear in Valsad

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VALSAD: Heavy rain lashed Valsad taluka on Monday confirming the onset of monsoon in south Gujarat region.
The town received 210mm of rains in just four hours starting from 8am causing water-logging on roads and throwing normal life out of gear.

Neighbouring talkukas of Pardi, Vapi and Dharmapur too recorded more than 135mm of rain.

Valsad received 210mm of rains in just four hours

The heavy downpour resulted in flooding in areas like Chipwad, Tower, Mograwadi, Auranga bridge, Tithal road and administration feared the worst as it was on a high-tide day.

“However, not much water was thrown back by the high tide in the sea and as the rains stopped by 12.30pm , water started ebbing fast. More so, with no much rains in the upstream of Auranga river which is in Dharampur Taluka, the issue of major flooding is ruled out,” said Valsad collector SB Kharsan .



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