At least 19 people were killed as heavy rainfall triggered landslides in Gujarat on Saturday.
According to the Met department, Gujarat had received 77.80 per cent of annual average rainfall, with south Gujarat receiving 98.31 per cent rainfall.
Eight persons construction labourers from Madhya Pradesh and their family members were killed and four were injured when a wall collapsed on their shanties in Morbi city on Saturday afternoon amid heavy rain, said Superintendent of Police Karansinh Vaghela.
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani said that with every tehsil in the state receiving good rain and water stock in dams at 60 per cent, there is no longer drought anywhere.
Four persons, including a one-year-old girl, were killed and five injured when a three-story building of the Gujarat Housing Board collapsed in Nadiad town of Kheda district on Friday night after heavy rains in the region.
Injured persons were pulled out from the debris and sent to the hospital during a seven-hour rescue operation by the fire brigade and NDRF that ended at 6 am on Saturday.
In eight hours on Saturday, Tankara tehsil of Morbi district received the highest amount of rainfall in the state at 268 mm, followed by Morbi tehsil at 259 mm, Dhrangadhra in Surendranagar at 209 mm and Rapar in Kutch at 209 mm.