Andhra Pradesh

A.P. announces Rs. 5 lakh exgratia for kin of those dead in rains

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the flood situation in Nellore, Chittoor and other areas through teleconference at his camp office in Vijayawada on Tuesday.

He announced Rs. 5 lakh exgratia for the families of the deceased in the rains. Three helicopters are being utilised for taking relief measures. He directed the authorities to ensure supply of kerosene and rice to the affected families on a war footing and initiate measures as were taken up during Hud Hud cyclone.

Emphasis should be laid on restoring power supply to all areas. He instructed authorities to stay alert in the wake of more rains being forecast for next 24 hours.

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