Wednesday, May 29, 2024

10 NDRF, SDRF teams deployed in Andhra

Must read


Ten teams of NDRF and Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response Force have been deployed in south coastal districts of the State following a heavy rainfall alert by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a top official said on Friday.

According to the IMD, heavy rainfall is predicted over several parts of the State as cyclone ‘Mandous’ over the Bay of Bengal is expected to cross the coast between the Union Territory of Puducherry, and Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, tonight.

“As of now, there are no heavy rains. Collectors of the six districts which are expected to receive heavy rainfall due to the cyclone have been alerted and control rooms also been opened,” B.R Ambedkar, director of the State Disaster Management, said.

“Five NDRF and another five SDRF teams have been kept ready. We are also ready to evacuate people in case of emergency,” he further said. Cyclone alert messages have been sent through common alert protocol (CAP) to as many as 89 lakh subscribers spread across the six districts which are likely to be affected due to heavy rains during December 8-10, according to official information.

The Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday held a meeting here on Mandous with the officials concerned. He said adequate precautions should be taken by the authorities from time to time. The officials informed the Chief Minister that rain was predicted in the districts of Nellore, Tirupati, Chittoor and others.

Meanwhile, the educational institutions in Chittoor district were declared holiday due to heavy rains. The families of fishermen at Tadakuppam in Sullurpet constituency were shifted to safer places. As torrential rains induced by cyclone lashed on Friday, Tirupati district Collector K Venkata Ramana Reddy said 24×7 control rooms were set up across all mandal headquarters and district headquarters.

Speaking to media here at his chamber, the Collector said officials and people have been alerted and called for more caution in coastal mandals of Chilkur, Kota,Vakadu ,Sullurpeta, and Tada mandals. Since heavy downpour has been recorded since morning at KVB Puram, he advised fishermen to not go fishing at any cost. 126 relief camps ready with shelter, food, drinking water, medicines and arrangements made to shift diabetic, pregnant women and challenged persons in advance.

Among others Roads & Buildings and Panchayat Raj departments to identify cyclone prone roads, NDRF teams kept ready at Gudru , and Naidupeta ,203 fishermen who sailed to sea brought back safely, revenue divisional officers supervising relief operations at Tirupati, Sullurpeta, Gudur. He appealed to people to not come out of homes unless emergency needs. The farmers in the affected district are seen making efforts to protect their paddy crop at their fields. The paddy harvest is in full swing across the state.

- Advertisement -spot_img

More articles


  1. hello there and thank you for your info – I’ve definitely picked up something new from right here.
    I did however expertise several technical issues using this site, as I experienced to reload the site
    lots of times previous to I could get it to load properly.
    I had been wondering if your web host is OK?

    Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very frequently
    affect your placement in google and could damage
    your high quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords.

    Anyway I’m adding this RSS to my email and could look out for much more of your respective intriguing content.
    Make sure you update this again soon.

  2. Wonderful goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you are just too excellent.
    I really like what you’ve acquired here, certainly like what you are stating and the
    way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still care for to keep it sensible.
    I can’t wait to read far more from you. This
    is actually a great site.

  3. Magnificent goods from you, man. I’ve be aware your stuff
    prior to and you are just extremely wonderful.
    I really like what you’ve got here, certainly like what you are stating
    and the way through which you are saying it. You’re making it enjoyable and you still care for to stay it smart.
    I can not wait to learn much more from you. That is
    really a tremendous web site.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest article