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Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Andhra Pradesh, Army conducts rescue ops

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Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Andhra Pradesh, Army conducts rescue ops

Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Andhra Pradesh, Army conducts rescue ops

Heavy rainfall has been lashing Andhra Pradesh leading to flood-like situation in several parts of the state.

Over ten people have died in different parts of the state.

Several houses collapsed leading many to shift to safer places.

A team from the Indian Army also rescued people from rain affected areas using boats.

Union Minister G Kishan Reddy also visited the rain affected areas while Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy held a meeting with district officials via video conference.

He has ordered to provide Rs 500 financial aid to those in the rehabilitation camps, so that they do not face problems after going to their houses.

The Central government has also offered assistance to the state in tiding over the situation.

The CM said that the deep depression, which caused the heavy rain since Monday, has crossed the land and that normalcy is being restored.

He has explained to the Prime Minister the measures officials are taking to help the affected people.

Watch the full video for all the details.


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