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.
गुजरात के कुछ जिलों में भारी वर्षा के कारण हुए अत्यंत जलभराव के विषय में प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री @vijayrupanibjp जी और मुख्यसचिव से बात कर केंद्र से हर सम्भव मदद सुनिश्चित की।
प्रदेश में NDRF की 14 टीमों को अलर्ट पर रखा गया है व जरुरत पढ़ने पर और टीम भी तुरंत भेजी जायेंगी।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 14, 2020
"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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