Telangana: CM KCR aerial survey of Godavari flood areas tomorrow
CM Shri KCR reached Warangal for aerial survey on Sunday. The CM met with local ministers, MLAs, MLCs, other public representatives and officials at the residence of former MP Captain Laxmikanta Rao.
CM KCR is reviewing the situation in Ethurunagaram and other flood affected and inundated areas in the Godavari basin. Inquiring about the relief programs and measures to be undertaken and making appropriate suggestions.
The CM aerial survey will continue in the Godavari basin from Kadem to Bhadrachalam. Shri Somesh Kumar, Chief Secretary to the Government will participate in this survey along with the CM.
ఆదివారం నాటి ఏరియల్ సర్వే కోసం వరంగల్ కు చేరుకున్న సీఎం శ్రీ కేసీఆర్. మాజీ ఎంపీ కెప్టెన్ లక్ష్మీకాంతరావు నివాసంలో స్థానిక మంత్రులు, ఎమ్మెల్యేలు, ఎమ్మెల్సీలు, ఇతర ప్రజా ప్రతినిధులు, అధికారులతో సీఎం సమావేశమయ్యారు. #TelanganaFloods pic.twitter.com/8jxgENvbnI
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.Respite in flood situation at Bhadrachalam: Rescue, relief operation in full swing
In Telangana, the intensity of flood fury at Bhadrachalam began coming down with River Godavari flowing at 70.7 feet this morning while it was flowing beyond 71 feet during wee hours. However, the authorities have kept a close watch over the inflows.
Five teams of Army and 10 teams of NDRF are engaged in rescue operations and Administration is focusing on evacuation from low-lying areas.
About 21 thousand people from about 100 villages and residential areas on riverside have been evacuated to safer locations.
Meanwhile, Special Officer N. Sridhar is monitoring the relief operations at Bhadrachalam. All out efforts are being made to provide food and drinking water to people at the relief centres and medical teams are providing emergency medical services.
District Collector D. Anudeep informed that the government machinery is fully ready to address any eventuality and all measures have been taken to strengthen the river embankment in case of any need.
Hyderabad Meteorological Centre has predicted light to moderate rain likely at some places in the state for next two days.