A lot of water is coming into Narmada Dam. The level of Narmada Dam has crossed 137 meters. The villages on the banks have been alerted due to the release of water from Narmada Dam. More than 15 lakh cusecs of water will be released into the Narmada river late at night. The villages on the banks of Narmada in Bharuch have been alerted. 15 people have been evacuated in Shinor.
The fierce form of Narmada river has been seen near Chandod in Dabhoi taluka. The famous Malharrao Ghat at Chandod, a pilgrimage site in Dabhoi, has been completely submerged. The 108 steps of the ghat are submerged in the Narmada river. Low lying areas have been alerted. The fierce form of both Orsang and Narmada rivers has been seen.
Shopkeepers are busy collecting their goods before the water recedes in the main market. A crowd of people gathered near Dabhoi Chandod Malharrao Ghat to see the water. Taluka Development Officer also reached the spot.
The areas around Ektanagar of Narmada have been evacuated. Gabhana, Pipariya, Vasantpura areas have been evacuated. People have been taken to a safe place by SOU bus. Four roads near Gora village are flooded.
Water is being released into the Narmada River by opening 23 gates of Narmada Dam. A wonderful sight of lighting is being seen on Narmada Dam.
In Bharuch, there is a flood crisis in the villages on the banks of Narmada at midnight. More than 15 lakh cusecs of water will be released from Sardar Sarovar Dam. The water level of the Golden Bridge, which releases water into the Narmada river, is likely to cross more than 25 feet. 6 evacuation centers have been set up by Bharuch Municipality. Other facilities including catering have been provided for more than 400 people. Municipality Chief Officer Haresh Agravat, Municipality President Vibhuti Yadav and others visited the migration centre.
It will rain for the next 4 days
According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, there will be rainy weather in the state for the next 4 days. Today, heavy to very heavy rain is expected in Dahod, Chhotaudepur and Narmada. The weather department has predicted heavy rain in Sabarkantha and Gandhinagar today. The weather department has also predicted heavy rain in Amreli, Kheda, Panchmahal, Chhotaudepur, Mahisagar, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Dangs, Navsari, Valsad, Dadra Nagar Haveli.
Very heavy rain is expected in Dahod tomorrow. Heavy rain is expected in Banaskantha, Mehsana, Sabarkantha, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Ahmedabad, Mahisagar, Narmada, Bharuch and Tapi.