Andhra Government ask for Center’s help to deal with flood


Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jagan Mohan Reddy has asked for a Rs 1000 crore  interim relief package from the Central government to help flood affected Rayalaseema region . Heavy rain has lashed Andhra Pradesh causing a breach in Annamayya reservoir in Kadapa district. Nellore district was flooded due to the Swarnamukhi river being in spate. 

Rayalaseema Region: It comprises four district of Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool, Anantapur, Kadapa and Chittoor   

Annamayya reservoir: The Annamayya Project is built on the Cheyyeru river which is a tributary of  the Pennar river. It is in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.

Swarnamukhi river :Swarnamukhi is an east flowing river having a total length of 130 km. It rises at an elevation of 300 m in the eastern Ghats ranges near Pakala village in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

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