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



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

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 tons of of pilgrims trapped in large floods.

Here’s your 10-point cheatsheet on this huge story:

  1. Three youngsters and an aged lady died within the Kadiri city of Anantapur district after an outdated 3-story constructing collapsed on account of heavy rains late at evening. Rescue operation underway. Over four individuals are nonetheless trapped contained in the constructing rubble: Circle Inspector Satyababu 

  2. Ghat highway and walkways to Tirumala Hills that homes the temple have been closed.

  3. 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.

  4. Three state transport buses have been marooned and 12 couldn’t be rescued. 

  5. National and state catastrophe aid groups have been deployed to deal with the state of affairs and rescue operations are in full swing.

  6. The floods have broken the roads at many locations and rail, highway and air site visitors have been hit. 

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

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

  9. Kadapa airport will stay closed until November 25.

  10. Rains have triggered disruptions in Tamil Nadu and Kerala as nicely. In Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district, the pilgrimage to Pamba and Sabarimala tomorrow has been prohibited due to rising water ranges within the Pamba river.

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