Ahmedabad: Heavy rain disrupts rail, road traffic

Posted By: Mamatha
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Ahmedabad, Aug 8: Four persons including three children were killed due to heavy rain in Ahmedabad, officials said on Saturday, Aug 7.

According to the sources railway and air traffic was also severely affected due to overnight rains in the city.

Kutch express, Saurashtra Mail, Bhavnagar Express, Saurashtra Janta Express, Ashram Express, Somnath Express, Rajdhani Express are running two to four hours behind schedule.

Many trains have been cancelled due to water logging on railway tracks. The city received 130 mm rains throughout the last night,

Operations at the international terminal of the Sardar Patel Airport have been hampered due to water logging following which electricity supply to the terminal had to be cut off as a precautionary measure, airport officials said, adding that one international flight has been cancelled.

There has been water-logging in various areas of the city which include Chandkheda, Ranip, Sabarmati and other low lying areas, Municipal officials said.

Meanwhile the weather department has warned of heavy to very heavy rains in the next 36 hours at many places in Gujarat.

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