Chhota Udaipur, July 11: Amid the heavy rainfall across the western state of Gujarat a part of the Arjun Nath Mahadev Temple has been submerged in water in the Chhota Udaipur district of Gujarat.

Over 3,000 people have been evacuated from parts of Gujarat as heavy rains lashed the state even as India Meteorological Department (IMD) said heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely to continue over the next five days in Dang, Navsari, and Valsad districts.

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Schools and colleges remained closed in Ahmedabad on Monday as the city received 30% of the season’s rainfall in the last three days, disrupting normal life.

Vehicles were submerged in a residential society in the city’s Prahlad Nagar area while areas like Paldi, Vasana, and Ellis Bridge received 241.3 mm rainfall.

Officials said 400 have been evacuated from Chhota Udaipur, which received 433 mm of rainfall in just 12 hours till 6 pm on Sunday, 550 from Navsari, and 470 from Valsad.

State Disaster Response teams have been dispatched from Vadodara to Chhotaudepur. At least six districts received 125 mm or more rain between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm on Sunday.