New Delhi, August 14: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday talked to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and assured him of all possible support after several districts of the state witnessed severe waterlogging following heavy rainfall.

"Talked to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Chief Secretary regarding excessive water logging due to heavy rains in some districts of Gujarat, and ensured all possible help from the Centre," Shah tweeted. Monsoon Forecast 2020: IMD Predicts Heavy Rains in Parts of Gujarat, Issues Red Alert.

"14 teams of NDRF have been kept on alert in the state and other teams will also be sent immediately if necessary," he added.

Earlier today, waterlogging was reported in several parts of Surat city in Gujarat following heavy rainfall in the area. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also warned of "heavy rains with strong surface winds in Gujarat region" on August 14 and August 15.

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