This district of Andhra is likely to have flood-like situations!

There have been heavy rains in many districts of Andhra. Heavy rains pulverized the Nandyal area for 24 hours even as a flood threat began at Nandyal town. To add, Kundu is carrying 20000 cusecs of water, while Mahanndi gained 148.2 mm (14.8 cms), Nandyal received 12.6 cms of rain. Officials have issued an alert in the area. Paleru river and Chama Kaluva are also at a rising verge. People are worried as rains continued till Monday morning.

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Floodwater breached various local rivers, causeways, snapped road links at places on Sunday, particularly in the Nandyal. There was a near flood situation in several colonies. Srisailam, Nandyal, Allagadda, Banaganapalle, Pathikonda and Nandikotkur Assembly segments have been fully affected and many agricultural water tanks and streams were overflowing. With the rain strapping several low lying areas in Atmakur, Pamulapadu, Velugodu, Kothapalli, Mahanandi, Bandi Atmakur, Rudravaram also got submerged.

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Nandyal Tahsildhar Ravi Kumar along with his team and police personnel visited the low-lying areas in the town and warned people to shift to safer areas. He issued a high alert in the low-lying areas on the banks of Kundu river. Locals rescued two youth at Yellavathula village in Rudravaram Mandal while they were washed out into a local stream. But their bike got washed away in the floodwater. Transmission links were struck for three hours on the Gajulapalli to Mahanandi road, Sivapuram to Kothapalli road, Guvvalakuntla to Kothapalli road, Velugodu to Nandyal road because of overflowing causeways.

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