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AP CM says govt tackled flood situation well

Vijayawada, Nov 26 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that the State Government has been taking all the relief and rescue measures without lapses and provided compensation to affected families in the floods within one week of the calamity while the Opposition is trying to politicize the issue.
The Chief Minister told the House that Kadapa, Chittoor, Anantapur and Nellore districts were badly affected by heavy rains and floods like never before, yet the opposition parties are trying to politicise the issue and raise objections for not visiting the flood-hit areas.
Elaborating on nature's fury, he explained that at 8.30 am on November 18, the Pincha project had inflows of just 3,845 cusecs and by 8.30 pm, they increased to 90,464 cusecs. Right from 8 am, almost 51 mandals of Kadapa district received an average rainfall of 10.7 cm, and heavy rains lashed Seshachalam Hills in Tirupati and other parts of Chittoor district, which led to heavy inflows at Cheyyeru.
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