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Gujarat floods: Heavy rain disrupts life in Ahmedabad

The Centre on Friday rushed 10 additional NDRF teams to Gujarat, which is reeling under floods and heavy rains, a senior official said. Twenty-two teams, each with a strength of 45 personnel, are already operating in the state and the additional ones have reached there. 'Three teams each from the NDRF base in Ghaziabad and Mundali (Odisha), and four teams from Araokkonam in Tamil Nadu are being airlifted to strengthen relief and rescue efforts. All these teams are self-contained and shall be operational in worst flood affected areas of Gujarat ,'the official said.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 July 2017, 12:31:52 PM
NDRF teams to Gujarat

NDRF teams to Gujarat

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The death toll due to heavy rains and floods across the state stood at 123 till Thursday.
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NDRF teams to Gujarat

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The Centre on Friday rushed 10 additional NDRF teams to Gujarat, which is reeling under floods and heavy rains, a senior official said. Twenty-two teams, each with a strength of 45 personnel, are already operating in the state and the additional ones have reached there. "Three teams each from the NDRF base in Ghaziabad and Mundali (Odisha), and four teams from Araokkonam in Tamil Nadu are being airlifted to strengthen relief and rescue efforts. All these teams are self-contained and shall be operational in worst flood affected areas of Gujarat ,"the official said.
NDRF teams to Gujarat

NDRF teams to Gujarat

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The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams present in the state are engaged in rescue and relief operations in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Aravalli, Bhuj, Banaskantha, Dwarka, Rajkot, Patan, Surat, Valsad and Morbi districts of the state.
NDRF teams to Gujarat

NDRF teams to Gujarat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas and announced interim assistance of Rs 500 crore for the state.
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NDRF teams to Gujarat

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Heavy rains had triggered floods in Banaskantha and Patan districts of Gujarat after which the Army, Indian Air Force and NDRF were called in for rescue and relief operations.
NDRF teams to Gujarat

NDRF teams to Gujarat

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Banaskantha and Patan are the worst-hit districts due to incessant downpour and the swelling Banas and Sipu rivers.