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NDRF evacuates 600 folks in flood-hit Telangana and Andhra Pradesh; 200 rescued in Maharashtra’s Solapur – India News , Firstpost

A NDRF press launch stated rescue and evacuation operations continued on Friday within the flood-hit cities of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra as many areas are nonetheless inundated

NDRF personnel evacuated residents alongside a flooded road following heavy rains in Hyderabad on Thursday. AFP

Hyderabad: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which is engaged in rescue operations within the rain-affected areas of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Friday stated they’ve evacuated over 600 folks from the inundated components of Hyderabad, neighbouring Rangareddy
district, and East Godavari of Andhra Pradesh.

Some localities in Hyderabad, near water our bodies, remained in water even because the Telangana authorities continued reduction efforts, officers stated on Friday.

According to a NDRF press launch, rescue and evacuation operations within the flood-hit cities of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra continued as there may be water in lots of the areas as a consequence of heavy rainfall.

“Today, NDRF teams have rescued about 200 stranded persons from Solapur district of Maharashtra and evacuated more than 600 persons in flood affected cities Hyderabad & Rangareddy of Telangana and East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh,” it stated.

Thirty totally outfitted groups of NDRF are deployed within the flood affected southern states to help civil administration in rescue and reduction operations, NDRF stated.

“During the last three days, teams have rescued 540 people and evacuated about 5,000 persons to safer places in the four flood-affected states. Rescue operations are still going on in coordination with civil administration,” the assertion added.

Telangana minister KT Rama Rao visited a number of inundated areas within the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and held a overview assembly with officers of the civic physique, metro water board and electrical energy departments.

During the assembly, the minister instructed the officers to coordinate with each other for restoration of energy provide in colonies and flats inside 24 hours the place electrical energy was interrupted as a consequence of inundation.

The minister directed officers to take restoration and restore of roads at a price of Rs.297 crore apart from restore works of sewage and water pipelines that had been broken not too long ago, at Rs.50 crore.

The Telangana authorities on Friday stepped up reduction measures within the rain-affected areas of the town, pumping out water from water-stagnated localities, clearing fallen timber and restoring energy provide and highway community.

The Disaster Response Force (DRF) groups of the GHMC had been repeatedly attending to clearing water stagnations, tree falls and different calls from residents for help, officers stated.

GHMCs Director of Enforcement, Vigilance and Disaster Management Vishwajit Kampati stated over 320 complaints have been attended to until Friday night.

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