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17 Dead, Over 100 Missing After Heavy Rain In Andhra Pradesh


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Andhra Pradesh Rainfall: Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantpur districts have been affected.

Andhra Pradesh:

17 individuals have been reported useless and over 100 washed away in floods following incessant rains in Andhra Pradesh. Visuals from the temple city of Tirupati present lots of of pilgrims trapped in huge floods. 

Ghat street and walkways to Tirumala Hills that homes the temple have been closed. The Swarnamukhi river on the outskirts of Tirupati is flooded and the reservoirs are overflowing. Many individuals have been reported to be caught within the floods. Three state transport buses have been marooned and 12 couldn’t be rescued. 

National and state catastrophe reduction groups have been deployed to deal with the state of affairs and rescue operations are in full swing. The floods have broken the roads at many locations and rail, street and air site visitors have been hit. 

The Rayalaseema area is worst affected. Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantpur districts within the state have been affected. 

Rains haven’t stopped since Thursday and the Cheyyuru river is overflowing. The Annamayya irrigation mission has additionally been hit.

Kadapa airport will stay closed until November 25.
 


https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/andhra-pradesh-rain-17-dead-over-100-missing-2618072

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