Vishwamitri river level rose due to heavy rains in the upstream region
Level of Ajwa Sarovar, which supplies water to Vadodara city, has risen to 209.10 feet
Due to heavy rains in the upstream region, the level of Vishwamitri river passing through the center of Vadodara city is continuously increasing. Level of Ajwa Sarovar, which supplies water to Vadodara city, has also risen to 209.10 feet after the fresh inflow of water. Apart from this, Dhadhar river passing through Vadodara district is also flowing on both sides at present.
It is to be noted that resorts were submerged in water following 6 inches of rain in Jambughoda in Panchmahal district on Tuesday and 3inches of rain fell in Halol district. Following which the water is now coming into the Vishwamitri river and as a result the level is rising.
Waghodia in Vadodara district has received 3 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. While one and a half inches of rain has fallen in Savli, one inch each in Dabhoi and Desar. The road near Sumandeep Vidyapeeth on Vadodara-Waghodia road was flooded and lead to traffic jam and trouble for vehicle riders.
Following the forecast of heavy rains in Vadodara district by the meteorological department, the administration has been on full alert. On instructions of Vadodara District Collector R.B. Barad, all the officers were present at the headquarters and with the district and taluka control room and stated to be in constant contact. Instructions have also been given to take immediate rescue and relief measures in case of any incident.