PM Modi To Visit Gujarat's Sardar Sarovar Dam On His 69th Birthday
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9:13 AM
PM Modi will visit the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) and offer prayers there on September-17, his birthday, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said. Following heavy rainfall in its catchment areas, the dam is close to reaching its overflow mark. PM Modi, who will celebrate his 69th birthday on September-17, has accepted the state government's invitation to attend the "Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav'', Mr Rupani said.
Madhya Pradesh: Karbala Bridge in Sehore submerged due to heavy rains
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:53 PM
Normal life has been affected in Sehore, as the torrential rain has battered Madhya Pradesh, submerging the Karbala bridge. Narmada river is flowing above the danger mark due to intermittent heavy-rains since last two weeks and water inflow from dams in western Madhya Pradesh. A few days back, due to heavy-rainfall, Rajghat bridge also got submerged in Barwani leaving commuters stranded for few hours.
Gujarat rains: Narmada river rises above danger mark, 1000 shifted
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 8:21 AM
Over 1,000 people living along the banks of the Narmada river in Gujarat's Bharuch district were shifted to safer places on Tuesday after its water level rose to 31-feet due to discharge from the Sardar Sarovar Dam even as rains continued to lash the state, an official said. The dam's water level stood at 136.50-metres, which is just 1.50-metre short of the highest 138-metres.