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2009 Floods in India

About 2009 Floods in India

Floods created havoc in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa.

Updates on October 3, 2009

  • Flood situation improves. Andhra Pradesh awaiting the night to pass smooth. Kurnool, like in September 07, experienced heavy inflow of water from the Thungabhadra river.
  • Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh offers Central Government help to the states.
  • Only 13 helicopters and four AN-32 aircrafts available for flood relief and rescue operations in Andhra Pradesh. Lack on enough aviation facilities hampering speedy activity.
  • Traffic on National Highway 7 (NH7) connecting Hyderabad and Bangalore has come to a halt. 21:00 PM IST
  • Air, Rail and Road traffic to Goa completly hit. Konkan route of the Railways is hit completely.
  • Death toll due to floods in Andhra Pradesh and Karantaka put at 148. Kurnool town completly under water. Vijayawada getting ready for a panicky night. 20:45 PM IST
  • Thousands of people displaced by floods in Andhra Pradesh
  • Armed Forces launch war-like effort to rescue flood affected in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
  • Floods caused by incessant rains continued to wrecked havoc in Maharashtras Sindhudurg district on Saturday, as hundreds of people were left stranded and acres of agricultural lands were washed away.
  • Rescue efforts on as flood toll in Karnataka rises to over 130
  • Reports say the floods in AP and Karnataka are the worst in 100 years.

Updates on October 4, 2009

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Updates on October 12, 2009

Updates on October 13, 2009

  • Breached Teesta canal in West Bengals Jalpaiguri district has flooded many villages.
  • Flood situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh, as a couple of major rivers continued to swell inundating the regions through which they flow.
  • A.R. Rahman Foundation will hold a concert in Hyderabad on October 24 and the proceeds from the concert will go towards the recent flood victims as a relief fund.

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