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Seven Andhra Pradesh villages hit by flood

Seven villages in the Guntur district are severely hit by floods, as Krishna river`s rising water level has displaced many a villager.



Guntur: Seven villages in the district
are severely hit by floods, as Krishna river`s rising water
level has not only damaged crops, but also displaced many a
villager.

Seven Villages located near the Pulichinthala project
on river Krishna in Guntur district is affected due to heavy
rains and subsequent flooding.

According to sources, crop on 5,000 acres of land, is
completely submerged in water. Villagers have taken refuge on
the hillocks.

Team of National Disaster Response Force (NDFC) as well
as district administration are carrying out relief work.

Four lakh cusecs of water is being discharged from
Nagarjuna Sagar dam.

Administration has advised fishermen not to venture into
the water bodies.

PTI

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