SDRF recues four people after water level rose in Munneru stream in Andhra Pradesh due to heavy rain on Thursday. Photo/ANI
SDRF recues four people after water level rose in Munneru stream in Andhra Pradesh due to heavy rain on Thursday. Photo/ANI

Four people rescued after water level rose in Andhra's Munneru stream

ANI | Updated: Aug 14, 2020 00:14 IST


Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 14 (ANI): The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) on Thursday rescued four people who were stuck in the Munneru stream after the water level rose due to the heavy rain in the Krishna district here.
According to the villagers, these people took their animals to graze on an island in the river at Sanagapadu village, Penuganchiprolu Mandal.

However, as many as 12 buffalos have been washed away while Shaik Mohammad (40), Pajar (25), Shaik Janabia (57) and Shaik Nannesa (45) who were trapped in the river have been rescued.
Due to heavy rains at upper areas -- Munneru, Kattaleru and Wyra streams in Kanchikacherla mandal are overflowing.
The irrigation department officials estimated that almost 13,000 cusecs of water are flowing downstream. (ANI)

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