December 8, 2021

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Andhra Pradesh flood situation grim as toll rises to 41; Tirupati cut off

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Andhra Pradesh flood situation grim as toll rises to 41; Tirupati cut off
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Andhra Pradesh flood situation grim as toll rises to 41; Tirupati cut off
Andhra Pradesh flood situation grim as toll rises to 41; Tirupati cut off

TIRUPATI The flood situation in Andhra Pradesh continued to be grim with arterial roads cut off even as the toll increased to 41 with 12 more deaths reported on Sunday
Train and bus services remained affected while many villages and towns in Rayalaseema and Nellore district remained under water Streams rivulets and village tanks were full to the brim and a few of them were overflowing causing concern to people living in lowlying areas
On Sunday six more bodies were retrieved in Rajampet mandal and two bodies in Chinnamandem mandal of Kadapa district while four deaths were reported in Nellore district Officials said 15 bodies were handed over to the families
Three unidentified bodies are lying at Rajampet government hospital in Kadapa district The road bridge connecting KadapaTadipatri towns along the Papagni river collapsed due to the impact of flood in the early hours on Sunday
Rail and road connectivity to the temple city of Tirupati remained cut off with the closure of KadapaTirupati highway NelloreTirupati highway and BengaluruTirupati highway
Also Tiruttani Tirupati highway was closed Nearly 2000 devotees who boarded the Tirumala Express to reach Tirupati were dropped off at Kadapa railway station sparking off protests Officials later arranged special buses and shifted them to Tirupati.

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