Staff Reporter

Rajahmundry: About 600 transformers were burnt and hundreds of electric polls were uprooted as a result of heavy floods in the district in the last three days. Major loss to the Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (EPDCL) was reported from agency areas of the district and also from Konaseema. Superintending engineer of the Andhra Pradesh Transco Syamala Rao said their staff had taken 200 transformers for replacement and the remaining ones would be repaired in one or two days.

Supply restored

He said damage was reported mainly from Maredumilli, Devipatnam and Rampachodavaram mandals in agency areas. They had restored power supply in almost all areas, except in some 100 villages in Konaseema and agency areas.