PM Modi to visit Gujrat and Diu tomorrow, to take stock of cyclone affected areas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat and Union Territory of Daman and Diu on Wednesday and take stock of the situation and damage caused by Cyclone Toute. He will also hold a review meeting in Ahmedabad. According to information received from official sources, the Prime Minister will leave Delhi at 9.30 am and reach Bhavnagar directly. From here, he will conduct an aerial survey of Una, Diu, Zafarabad and Mahuva areas by helicopter and take stock of the damage. According to officials, he will also hold a review meeting in Ahmedabad.

The Union Territory of Daman and Diu is made up of two districts (Daman and Diu). Both the districts are located at a distance of about 700 km on the Western Ghats of India. Daman is the headquarters of this union territory. Daman lies on the mainland while Diu is an island. It may be noted that at least seven people lost their lives in the incidents related to the cyclone Toute while it caused heavy damage in coastal areas, uprooted electric poles and trees and damaged many houses and roads.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the tout has now weakened into a cyclonic storm and as it moves northward, it will change under deep pressure. The cyclone caused heavy rains in many parts of the state and around 35 talukas received more than an inch of rain. Due to heavy rains, many areas of Ahmedabad were flooded to their knees during the day.

Seven people died due to the storm

In Gujarat, at least seven people lost their lives in incidents related to the cyclone tout, while it caused major damage in coastal areas, uprooted electric poles and trees and damaged many houses and roads. While giving this information on Tuesday, the officials said that by the evening it had weakened. The cyclone caused heavy rains in many parts of the state and around 35 talukas received more than an inch of rain. Due to heavy rains, many areas of Ahmedabad were flooded to their knees during the day. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that more than 16,000 houses were damaged due to the cyclonic storm, while more than 40 thousand trees and more than a thousand electric poles were uprooted due to it.

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