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Krishna River Flood in AP’s Vijayawada Affected Around 2K Families

Even with the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada has been in spate since Sunday evening in the wake of a storm, authorities observing the circumstance said on Monday that around 2,000 families living in the catchment zone were affected by floodwater.

An official stated: Of the nearly 2,100 families living there, around 2,000 families have been affected

He included that the government was coming up with arrangements at the IGM arena and five municipal schools to house 2,000 dislocated people.

Authorities have been checking the circumstance since Sunday evening and organizing vehicles to move out individuals.

He added: Of the nearly 2,100 families living there, around 2,000 families have been affected.

Numerous citizens were seen swimming through chest-height waters along with their belongings.

P Anil Kumar, Water Resources Minister, held an audit meeting with the district collectors, municipal chiefs, and irrigation authorities of Krishna and Guntur regions and guided them to move the occupants in low-lying territories to rehabilitation centers.

The government has additionally made food arrangements for the evacuated people. Similarly, medical groups have likewise been prepared to take care of the affected individuals.

Another official stated: We are holding a medical camp near the flood-affected place. We have advised people to wear masks due to the coronavirus pandemic. We have made public announcements to this effect.

Relief projects would be escalated once the floodwater subsides. Floodwater started to ascend around 2 pm on Sunday and was assumed upon to raise up further.

Then, Andhra Pradesh government’s consultant Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy took a jibe at past Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo Nara Chandrababu Naidu over the flood concern.

Reddy stated: Dear Chandrababu, there is a flood in the Krishna river. At least now you should vacate the illegal house you built at Undavalli. You may block the government with protection from the courts but the floods may not spare your home from submergence.

Following a storm, the Krishna waterway is swollen at the Prakasam barrage in Vijayawada, convincing officials to open up the all sluice doors to clear out all the overabundance water.

source: with input from ians