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Rains lash Kadapa district

Rains lash Kadapa district
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Kadapa: Heavy rains have been lashing the district since Thursday night. Bhagyanagar and Jayanagar colonies in the city are inundated. People are...

Kadapa: Heavy rains have been lashing the district since Thursday night. Bhagyanagar and Jayanagar colonies in the city are inundated. People are facing a lot of inconvenience to step out of the houses due to the stagnation of rain water. Rain water flooded the Chinna Chowk police station in the town. The employees were going on with their duties despite the inconvenience. Most of the streets including the main roads are flooded causing a lot of misery to pedestrians as well as vehicle drivers.

Heavy rains lashed Poddutur, Mydukur and such other places in the district. While there was 50.2 mm rain in B Koduru mandal in the district, there was 30 mm rainfall at Badwel, Porumamilla, Gopavaram, Kalasapadu and other mandals. The rains will benefit pulses, cotton, groundnut and other crops.

Kothacheruvu near Mydukur mandal is overflowing following unprecedented rainfall since Thursday. The water has flowed in to the village inundating the national highway. Pedestrians and vehicle owners faced problems as the road was completely flooded. The water entered the houses. The municipal corporation is two years old. Yet the officials failed to come to the rescue of the people. As the drainage overflowed water flowed on to the roads. The surrounding streams and rivulets started overflowing flooding the villages. At least now the officials should come to the rescue of the people, the villagers urged.

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