Andhra boat capsize: 1 body recovered, bad weather hits search operation

Galla Nagamani was one of the seven people, who went missing after their boat capsized in the river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday evening.

Andhra boat capsize: 1 body recovered, bad weather hits search operation
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Amaravati: After hours of search in inclement weather, rescue teams retrieved the body of 35-year-old woman from the river Godavari while six girls were yet to be traced even as the massive operation has been suspended till Monday morning.

Galla Nagamani was one of the seven people, who went missing after their boat capsized in the river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday evening.

The State Disaster Management Authority informed in a release that the search and rescue operations were put on hold till sunrise Monday due to unfavourable weather conditions and poor visibility.

The region received 20.25 mm rainfall while winds with a speed of 15-20 kmph were affecting the search in the operation area, it said. 

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