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Andhra Pradesh

Neelam's destruction continues, death toll rises to 22

Sunday, 4 November 2012
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November 04:

The State Government on Sunday confirmed the death of 22 people due to cyclone "Neelam" related incidents.

Addressing a press conference at the State Secretariat, Disaster Management Commissioner P Radha said that the maximum seven deaths have been reported from East Godavari district. He said nearly 67,819 people of 21,655 families have been shifted to 86 relief camps set up in the affected districts. He said safe drinking water, food and medical assistance was being supplied in the relief camps and other affected areas.

The Commissioner said that crops spread across 2.43 lakh hectares got damaged due to heavy rains and flooding across the State. As per the report of Municipal Administration Department, 495 kilometres of roads, 406 km of drains, 107 km of water supply lines, 10,882 street lights and 36 municipal buildings were also damaged. The Department of Animal Husbandry has confirmed the death of 27 cattle valued at Rs 2.6 lakh due to heavy rains. Eight Veterinary buildings in Prakasam and Chittoor districts also got damaged.

Radha said that Narasapuram in West Godavari district on Saturday received 31 centimetres of rainfall, which is almost half of State's average rainfall in a year. Amalapuram received 27 cm and Rajahmundry and Yelamanachali received rainfaill of 25 cm each. Satyavedu and Kamalapuram in Rayalaseema region and Suryapet in Telangana also received heavy rainfall.

The Met Department has predicted moderate to rather heavy rain or thunder showers at most places in the district of Srikakulam,Vizianagaram,Visakhapatnam, East and West Godavari of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, at many places in the remaining districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana during the next 48 hours. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers will also occur at a few places over Rayalaseema.

The Commissioner also informed that Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy would review the cyclone situation with the ministers and officials at the State Secretariat.

--Agencies

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