Heavy rains below the affect of a melancholy within the Bay of Bengal lashed the south coastal districts of Prakasam and SPS Nellore and the Rayalaseema districts of Chittoor and Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, affecting regular life. Groups of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) and State DRF (SDRF) have been deployed in SPS Nellore and Chittoor districts to take up rescue and aid operations. Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, in a video convention, directed the Collectors to open aid camps and shift the individuals there from weak areas.
He requested the official equipment to be on excessive alert as extra rain has been forecast for Friday as properly. “One other low-pressure space in Bay of Bengal might convey extra showers in south coastal districts on November 17. So, individuals dwelling in low-lying areas and the farming neighborhood should be cautious, he mentioned. The Chief Minister directed the Collectors to take precautionary measures. The State Catastrophe Administration Authority Commissioner Ok Kanna Babu mentioned in a press launch that one NDRF and two SDRF groups have been deployed in Chittoor and an NDRF crew in SPS Nellore. The 2 districts border Tamil Nadu that has been battered by heavy downpour since Wednesday.
Nellore metropolis remained flooded since Wednesday evening. Tada, Doravari Satram and Sullurpeta additionally acquired heavy rainfall.
In keeping with preliminary estimates, agricultural crops in over 3,200 acres remained submerged in SPS Nellore district. Horticultural crops additionally suffered injury, official sources within the SDMA mentioned. Varadayapalyam in Chittoor district acquired 19.5 cm, Muttukur in SPS Nellore district 19 cm, Tada 18.9 cm, Vakadu 18.2 cm and Nayudupet 15 cm rainfall. Satyavedu recorded 15.5 cm, Putturu 10 cm and Tirupati 8 cm of rainfall on Thursday.
Many timber on Tirumala Hills, the abode of Lord Venkateswara, have been uprooted resulting in closure of the street to locations like Papavinasanam and Srivari Paadalu.
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