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Junagadh district of Gujarat has been receiving torrential rains for the last two days. In the last 24 hours, 20 inches of rain has been recorded here. This has worsened the situation in Osa Ghed village and nearby villages of Mangrol taluka. The flood water in Ojat river has entered more than 15 villages. Due to this, Osa Ghed village has turned into an island. Two NDRF teams from Junagadh have reached the village for rescue.

Entire village drowned due to breach of Ojat’s embankment
The entire village has been submerged due to the breach of the embankment of the Ozat river near Osa village. Yesterday, two youths coming from Bala village to Osa were caught in the flood, who were saved by the villagers in time. More than 20 people are still trapped in the village, whose rescue is being done. Porbandar MP Ramesh Dhaduk also reached the village in JCB and took stock of the situation while helping the villagers.

Villagers are being pulled out by JCB and tractors as the roads are filled with water up to four feet.

Villagers are being pulled out by JCB and tractors as the roads are filled with water up to four feet.

JCB and tractors were deployed for rescue
Villagers are being pulled out by JCBs and tractors due to four feet of water on the road of Osa village. If the water level of the Ojat river is not reduced soon, the condition of many villages may worsen. The villagers say that waterlogging is a problem every year in the village, but this time the situation has become serious due to the breach of the embankment of the Ojat river.

The causeway of the Ojat river has also overflowed in Mangrol taluka.

The causeway of the Ojat river has also overflowed in Mangrol taluka.

10 people died in 30 hours
In Gujarat, 10 people have died due to heavy rains in the last 30 hours. Heavy rains have created a flood-like situation in Junagadh, Kutch, Jamnagar, Valsad, Mehsana, Surat and Navsari districts of the state. Here SDRF and Airforce have been deployed in rescue and relief operations.

The situation in Osa Ghed village has become serious due to the breach of the embankment of the Ozat river.

The situation in Osa Ghed village has become serious due to the breach of the embankment of the Ozat river.

10 inches of rain in June for the second time in 123 years
Gujarat has received a quarter of 10 inches (27.72%) of rain in June against the season’s average of 35 inches. Since 1901, there is a record of five highest rainfall in June. Highest 12 inches of rain in June in 122 years
Happened in 1980. While the lowest rainfall of only 1.7 mm was recorded in 1923.

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