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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
In a move to provide immediate relief to over 28,000 FCV Tobacco farmers affected by Cyclone Mandous in Andhra Pradesh, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal accorded approval for Rs 28.11 crore to extend the special interest-free loan of Rs 10,000 to each member of Tobacco Board
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Surveying the scene of the collapse of buildings due to Cyclone 'Mandous' at Tirupati Bandaru Nagar on Monday night, local MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy on Tuesday spoke to the affected families and promised adequate assistance from the government.
Still reeling under the aftermath of Cyclone 'Mandous', Hyderabad is likely to receive isolated spells of light to moderate rainfall at a few locations in the city, the Meteorological Centre Hyderabad has informed.
A police station at Thottembedu in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati district was submerged in water due to heavy rain triggered by Cyclone Mandous.
Squally wind is likely to prevail over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea during December 13-15 under Mandous influence.
The low-pressure area (remnant of the cyclonic storm "Mandous" pronounced as "Man-Dous") over north interior Tamil Nadu and adjoining South Interior Karnataka and north Kerala has weakened, said India Meteorological Department on Sunday.
After the Kakinada-Uppada road got destroyed amid cyclone Mandous, the district police closed it for any traffic movement.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary (CS) KS Jawahar Reddy directed the collectors of their respective districts to take up the enumeration process to estimate the damage after the rainwater is removed.
The Depression (remnant of the cyclonic storm "Mandous" pronounced as "Man-Dous") over north Tamil Nadu moved nearly west-southwestwards during the past six hours, weakened further and lay as a Low-Pressure area over north interior Tamil Nadu and neighbourhood on Saturday evening.
The leaders of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), including MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy and local officials, visited the cyclone Mandous-affected placed in Andhra Pradesh after the logged water due to torrential rainfalls in the region submerged residences here in south coasta
"Today I inspected South Chennai Kottivakkam, Injambakkam areas. I spoke with fishermen community and distributed relief materials. Now I have come to North Chennai Kasimedu", Stalin said.
"In the evening in the district Headquarters of Kadapa, I tried to meet the district collector. Our party leader Easwarayya tried several times and sent messages to the collector. But the honourable collector had no courtesy even to respond" CPI MP alleged in a letter to CM Andhra Pradesh,"