Gujarat Floods

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.

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Gujarat: 3,500 relocated due to incessant-rains; floods claim 2 lives

17 Jul 2018

Gujarat: 3,500 relocated due to incessant-rains; floods claim 2 lives

Two persons, including a schoolboy, drowned as incessant rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and southern regions.

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

30 Aug 2017

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

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".

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

30 Aug 2017

Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

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".

Floods in UP and Bihar leave 170 dead

19 Aug 2017

Floods in UP and Bihar leave 170 dead

Over 130 people have been killed in floods caused by incessant rains in Bihar and neighboring Nepal.

Floods: 1.2cr people affected, death toll rises, train services hit

17 Aug 2017

Floods: 1.2cr people affected, death toll rises, train services hit

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.

'Murderous' attack on Rahul Gandhi's car unleashes war of words

05 Aug 2017

'Murderous' attack on Rahul Gandhi's car unleashes war of words

Yesterday, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's car was attacked by a man in Gujarat's flood-hit Banaskantha district.

Flood crisis: Centre blames State governments over unutilized relief funds

28 Jul 2017

Flood crisis: Centre blames State governments over unutilized relief funds

Nearly 600 people have died in floods or landslides across the country in 2017.

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

26 Jul 2017

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

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.