Over 50 killed in rain-related incidents in Andhra

Wednesday 09th December 2015 06:25 EST

Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh): Over 50 people died in last 20 days in various parts of Andhra Pradesh in rain-related incidents, deputy Chief Minister Nimmakayala Chinarajappa said. He said National Disaster Response Force teams were deployed in Nellore and Chittoor districts where several rivulets were in spate due to rains, to carry out relief and rescue operations. Chittoor, Nellore and other districts of Andhra Pradesh bordering Tamil Nadu have been bearing the brunt of heavy rains. He said government was taking all necessary measures to bring people from the state who were stranded in Chennai to their places in Andhra Pradesh.

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