The Indian state of Gujarat suffered severe flooding in 2017 due to heavy rains. As a result of the flood, 224 people died in Gujarat and 16 other died in the neighbouring state, Rajasthan. The rainfall started on 1 July and by 28th July, Gujarat received 559.4 mm of rainfall, which was exceeding the average rainfall by 65%. More than 1,30,000 people were evacuated.
30 Aug 2017
Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".
19 Aug 2017
Over 130 people have been killed in floods caused by incessant rains in Bihar and neighboring Nepal.
17 Aug 2017
Heavy rains and floods continue to batter the eastern and northeastern parts of India. Over 1.2cr people have been affected, and the death toll continues to rise in Assam, West Bengal and Bihar.
05 Aug 2017
Yesterday, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's car was attacked by a man in Gujarat's flood-hit Banaskantha district.
28 Jul 2017
Nearly 600 people have died in floods or landslides across the country in 2017.
26 Jul 2017
The flood death toll in Gujarat and Rajasthan has increased to 83 and 12 respectively. The situation eased in Assam but toll rose to 77.