Flood fears create panic in Surat

Mon Sep 23 2013, 21:23 hrs
Flood threat looms large in various parts of Gujarat as weather reports have predicted more rainfall in most places in the region. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Flood threat looms large in various parts of Gujarat as weather reports have predicted more rainfall in most places in the region. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over Gujarat state. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
The southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over Gujarat state. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Associated cyclonic circulation lies over south west Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Gujarat region, extending up to 4.5 kms. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Associated cyclonic circulation lies over south west Madhya Pradesh and adjoining Gujarat region, extending up to 4.5 kms. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Due to the flood alert declared in Surat city, several people staying in the adjoining areas have been parking their vehicles on the flyovers, leading to traffic jams and creating problem for the district administration. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Due to the flood alert declared in Surat city, several people staying in the adjoining areas have been parking their vehicles on the flyovers, leading to traffic jams and creating problem for the district administration. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
The locals opted for a bridge on the over-flowing Tapi river to stay away from floodwaters. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
The locals opted for a bridge on the over-flowing Tapi river to stay away from floodwaters. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Following the snarl-ups caused due to parked vehicles on the flyover, the police officials had to request car owners to park them at safer places. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Following the snarl-ups caused due to parked vehicles on the flyover, the police officials had to request car owners to park them at safer places. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Residents of Shantinagar society in Vadodara were evacuated after a building started leaning following the heavy rains, causing panic among locals. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
Residents of Shantinagar society in Vadodara were evacuated after a building started leaning following the heavy rains, causing panic among locals. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
Traffic crawls along water-logged roads as heavy rains lash Surat. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Traffic crawls along water-logged roads as heavy rains lash Surat. (Photo courtesy: Hanif Malek)
Heavy rains affect daily life in Surat. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
Heavy rains affect daily life in Surat. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)

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