Heavy Rain In Andhra Pradesh, 24 persons have been confirmed dead, with many more swept away by floods. Hundreds of pilgrims are stuck in heavy floods in the temple town of Tirupati, according to images.
The following is a 10 point chat sheet regarding the heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh :
- On Saturday morning, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, went on an aerial inspection of flood-affected parts of the state.
- In floods that hit the Rayalaseema region of the state, at least 24 people have been killed and many more have gone missing. Rains brought in by two depressions that formed in the Bay of Bengal flooded several districts, causing considerable damage.
- An old three-story structure in Kadiri, Anantapur district, fell late at night, killing five people, including three youngsters and an elderly mother.
- The temple town of Tirupati in Chittoor district was one of the worst impacted, with massive amounts of water coming in from upstream and the Tirumala Hills, causing the Swarnamukhi river to overflow, reservoirs to overflow, and flooding. The Tirumala Hills’ Ghat road and walkways have been shut down. Flooding and electrocution have killed seven persons in the district. “On Thursday, various sections of Chittoor received anywhere from 12 to 19 cm of rain.
- Three state buses were stranded, with 12 passengers trapped inside.
- To deal with the issue, national and state disaster relief teams have been dispatched, and rescue operations are underway.
- Floods have wreaked havoc on roadways in several areas, disrupting rail, road, and air transportation. The airport in Kadapa will be shut down until November 25.
- The region of Rayalaseema is the most hit. The impacted districts in the state are Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool, and Anantpur.
- Thursday, the rains have not stopped, and the Cheyyuru river is overflowing. Also harmed is the Annamayya irrigation project.
- Tamil Nadu and Kerala have also been impacted by the rains. Because of rising water levels in the Pamba river in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district, pilgrimages to Pamba and Sabarimala have been cancelled for tomorrow.