Andhra rain fury claims 13 lives, Sabarimala pilgrimage suspended. Key updates


Heavy torrential rains battered Andhra Pradesh the place 20,000 folks needed to be evacuated and shifted and the dying toll rose to 13.

18 folks has been reported lacking consistent with govt knowledge on Saturday in large floods that hit Kadappa and Chittoor districts. Greater than 100 villages, maximum of them in Kadappa, are at this time inundated.

A minimum of 4 folks have been killed in a area cave in incident in Kadiri the town in Anantapuramu district. 

Officers who took up a rescue operation concern there may well be some others trapped underneath the particles. 

Leader Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy performed an aerial survey in Kadappa, Anatapuramu and Chittoor districts to evaluate the wear and tear. 

The federal government introduced an ex gratia cost of 5 lakh every to the family of the ones killed. 

In line with the federal government, 230 aid camps were arrange and meals, water packets and rice are being disbursed to the affected folks. The federal government could also be providing monetary help of 1,000 in keeping with particular person or 2,000 in keeping with circle of relatives who’ve been moved into aid camps.

Nellore district could also be bearing the brunt as a file flood in Pennar river left many villages marooned on Saturday. 

1000’s of folks were shifted to aid camps in SPS Nellore district from the flood-hit spaces, respectable assets stated.

Seven groups of NDRF and SDRF were deployed within the districts for rescue and aid operations. 

Chennai Central-Tirupati educate and Guntakal-Tirupati educate used to be declared to be cancelled by means of the South Central Railway on Saturday owing to heavy rains and suspension of tracks between the Renigunta-Pudi phase of Chennai department of Southern Railway.

Sabarimala Pilgrimage cancelled

The management in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district issued an order on Friday, prohibiting Saturday’s pilgrimage to the well-known Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala within the wake of constant rainfall and the emerging water ranges in primary rivers, together with Pamba.

The pilgrims who’ve booked a slot by the use of the digital queue device might be given a possibility for “darshan” within the nearest imaginable slot as soon as the elements prerequisites flip conducive.

IMD says no aid until Nov 23

The Indian Meteorological Division has forecasted heavy rainfall for coastal Karnataka and North inside Karnataka until November 23. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana more likely to get scattered rains till then. In Tamil Nadu, heavy rain at one or two puts lately is forecasted in six districts, together with the Niligirs, Erode and Perambalur. Chennai might obtain mild rain until Sunday and the utmost temperature is also round 30 levels Celsius.


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