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Sunday, July 30, 2006

Jamnagar - MONSOON has arrived in its full pace

MONSOON has arrived in its full pace

It was July and it seemed there would be no rain. Things changed, and State (except Kutch) received good rainfall over the last two days. not to good news for Navsari district, 6,000 people were evacuated from low-lying areas as South Gujarat recorded the heaviest rainfall.

Back in Saurashtra, all districts except <b>Jamnagar</b> recorded significant rainfall. All 14 talukas of Junagadh district received moderate to heavy rain with Una town recording 233mm rain.

Water level at the Sardar Sarovar Dam, Kevadia Colony, at 4 pm on Saturday was a safe 114.61 meters, said authorities. Ahmedabad recorded 430mm total rainfall till Saturday morning while Gandhinagar recorded 344mm.

Though district collectorate officials in Ahmedabad claimed they were not facing a flood-like situation, fire brigade officials said they were prepared for immediate action in case need arises.

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