Rain continues to lash Gujarat

Agency News

Ahmedabad, Aug 9 : Heavy to very rain lashed various parts of the state, mostly in the central Gujarat on Friday.  From 6 am to 12 pm on Friday a total of 198 talukas of 28 districts had witnessed the rain with 160 mm maximum rainfall was recorded in Dediapada of Naramda district, while Saraswati in Patan 133mm, Harij 115mm, Chhota Udepur 103mm, Patan 97mm and Pavi Jetpur saw 88mm rainfall.

A total of 87 talukas had seen 25 mm or more rain, while 32 had seen 50 mm or more. The state capital Ahmedabad had seen 16 mm or average rain. More rain is likely to pour amid overcast conditions. In the last 24 hours, a total of 168 talukas of 29 district had seen rain of which maximum 336 mm was in Chhota Udepur, Quant had seen 282 mm while Kukarmunda 207mm. The state has received around 68 per cent of rain. UNI