Vadodara city has been flooded due to heavy rain in South Gujarat and flood like situation in Vishwamitri river and overflowing of Aajwa dam. It rained 20 inch in just 7 hours.
Vishwamitri river is passing from the city. It is flowing at 35 feet and lot of water has been released. 62 gates of Aajwa dam has been released. 5,000 people has been shifted to safer places. Small kids , aged and sick people face difficulty. In a very emotional moment, 1.5 months infant was saved by his father in a basket.
NDRF, SDRF, Amry and Fire Brigade teams busy in rescue operations backed by state administration.
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani reached control room in Gandhinagar to monitor the situation in Vadodara.
GSFC plant was shut down as it was water logged.
Schools , Colleges and Court remained closed in the city.
Passengers to Vadodara were stranded. Express highway and Airport were water logged.
Khaswadi, Dhorwadi under water. There is no electric supply in the city.
Crocodiles entered in city dragged in flooded river water. In a society at polo ground area crocodile was found. There are many crocodiles in the river.
Weather agency has predicted heavy rain in Vadodara in next couple of days.
40 ST bus at Padra depot have been discontinued. Trains have been halted at Vadodara junction.
Waters in the city have not yet receded.
Last night, electricity was discontinued as a precautionary measure.