Andhra Pradesh floods: CM tours rain-hit areas; death toll mounts to 53

Torrential rains and resultant deluge in 16 districts of Andhra Pradesh last week left 53 persons dead and caused a loss of Rs 3,756 crore, but the situation is returning to normal with floodwater receding.

Andhra floods: Toll mounts to 42, over 96,506 evacuated

Incessant rains continued to wreak havoc in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, leaving 42 people dead, after which authorities shifted about a lakh of people to safer places so far.

AP: 4,000 people shifted to safer places from flooded areas

Over 4,000 people have been shifted to 23 relief camps in East Godavari district after water flooded houses in the area following heavy rains.

BJP appeals PM to declare AP floods as national calamity

The Andhra Pradesh BJP on Thursday
appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to declare recent
floods, which caused widespread destruction in the state, as a
"national calamity".

Kurnool faces sanitation woes as filth piles up

The woes of people in Kurnool
town, about 290 km from Hyderabad, still continue even after
receding of flood water which ravaged the entire city five
days ago.