Monday, September 05, 2011

Heavy rains claim three in Saurashtra

Heavy rains claim three in Saurashtra
Times of India

A number of interior roads in Junagadh district became inaccessible after heavy rains lashed its coastal areas for at least three hours on Saturday night.

Rainfall were also experienced in parts of Saurashtra, including Rajkot city, in the past 24 hours till 2 pm on Sunday and during the period at least three persons lost their lives due to drowning and on being struck by lightning, district flood control room officials said.

Heavy rainfall was reported in Gir in Junagadh district. Rainfall was also experienced in Mendarda (116 mm), Talala (103 mm), Bhesan (78 mm), Visavadar (76 mm), Manavadar (32 mm), Veraval (46 mm), Una (32 mm), Kodinar (30 mm), Ranavav (76 mm), Rajula (33 mm), Jam Khambhaliya (32 mm), Jafrabad (25 mm) and Maliya-Miyana (22 mm).

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