Firstpost - All Rights Reserved. Read Next. "I visited Dhanera which has suffered heavy losses. "Kharia is one of around 14 villages in the taluka which are badly affected due to the flood. Copyright © 2021. At least 29 people, including 14 of a family, have died in the floods in Banaskantha district following torrential rains in Gujarat, officials said here today. Another body was found in the interiors, taking the total number of bodies recovered from the district today to 25," said Assistant Superintendent of Police Akshayrajsinh Makwana. The flood toll in Gujarat has risen to 218 this monsoon, with 61 people killed in worst-hit Banaskantha district, an official said on Monday. As the water level of the Banas river rose suddenly, those living in these villages did not get a chance to relocate to a safe place in time," said Parmar. According to the State Emergency Operation Centre, the death toll due to heavy rains and floods across the state in the current monsoon season stood at 94 till Tuesday. Out of the 218 deaths in Gujarat due to flooding conditions, 61 people had lost their lives in Banaskantha … According to the State Emergency Operation Centre, the death toll due to heavy rains and floods across the state in the current monsoon season stood at 94 till Tuesday. Banaskantha and Patan are among the worst-hit districts in the state due to heavy rains and flooding of the Banas and Sipu rivers. At least 25 persons, including 14 of a family, were found dead on Wednesday in two villages of Banaskantha district following torrential rains in Gujarat, the police said. As rains eased off a bit, three helicopters from Indian Air Force (IAF) and Border Security Force (BSF), along with 15 teams — comprising 510 trained NDRF personnel and 180 jawans of the BSF — conducted relief and rescue operations in north Gujarat where hundreds of villages remained marooned due to large-scale flooding. At least 400 people were rescued in Banaskantha district this morning. Revenue Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said the state had already received 555.02 mm of rain, which is around 68.52 … Our team is in Banaskantha, providing relief and support to the affected people. Over 400 people had to be rescued and 9 people died. In Banaskantha, villages along Banas and Sipu were inundated. Twenty five bodies were fished out on Wednesday by the police and locals after the flood water receded in the district. * The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by, Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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