There is a cloudburst in Valsad:Heavy Rains have lashed in South Gujarat. Valsad, Vapi, Umargam and Dharampur in South Gujarat received heavy rains from early morning today. In a stormy spell. In the torrential rain in Valsad has received 8 inches of rain in 2 hours.
Many areas in Valsad-Vapi have been submerged. It has been raining for 24 hours in Valsad. Rainfall of the district,at Umargam in Valsad has received 8 inches of rain in 2 hours. While Vapi has received 6 inches of rain in 2 hours.
In last four hours, Valsad city has received more than 4 inches of rain in 2 hours while Dharampur has received 3 inches of rain. Heavy rains have caused waterlogging in many areas.
Madhuvan Dam, which is lifeline of Valsad district, has received rain due to heavy rains in the district and upstream. There are reports of 11.000 cusecs of water coming into Madhavun Dam every hour. However, it has been raining in the district since last night.
While in South Gujarat, Navsari has also received heavy rains since last night. Rising water level in the Mindhola River caused water to recede on the bridge connecting Ganadevi and Bilimora.
Navsari received more than 4 inches of rain in few hours. Ganadevi town in Navsari district has received the heaviest rainfall since yesterday evening. While the water has entered again on the road between Bilimora and Ganadevi city.
People were eagerly awaiting for rains. However, the rains have also created waterlogging in some low-lying areas.