Published On: Sun, Sep 25th, 2016

NDRF deployed in rain affected areas of Hyderabad, Karnataka and Telengana

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379599_119580118217309_371008704_nNew Delhi: Continuous heavy rains lashed several districts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telengana where normal life has been thrown out of gear due to flood-like situation. Heavy downpour wreaked havoc in the low lying parts and stranded several people.

09 flood rescue teams of NDRF comprising of 309 rescuers, equipped with 32 Inflatable Rubber Boats (IRBs) and latest Communication equipment, have been pre-positioned at various rain-affected areas of Andhra Pradesh. 03 teams are pre-positioned at Peduguralu, Narsarapet and Amravati areas of district Guntur. 01 team each is pre-positioned at Hyderabad and Vizag. 02 teams each are pre-positioned at Srikakulam and Nellore districts.

05 flood rescue teams of NDRF comprising of 158 rescuers, equipped with 16 Inflatable Rubber Boats (IRBs) and latest Communication equipment, are pre-positioned at various flood prone areas of Telengana. 01 team each is pre-positioned at Medak and Nizamabad. 03 teams are pre-positioned at Hyderabad.

03 flood rescue teams of NDRF comprising of 84 rescuers, equipped with 10 Inflatable Rubber Boats (IRBs) and latest Communication equipment, are deployed at various flood prone areas of Karnataka. 01 team each is pre-positioned at Bidar, Kalaburagi and Banglore districts.

NDRF team deployed at Kalaburagi, Karnataka carried out flood rescue operation and evacuated 21 marooned persons to safer places.

In addition to above, 17 flood rescue teams of NDRF are also prepositioned across other States of the country for quick response to flood like situations.

NDRF teams are in touch with the local administration and monitoring the situation round the clock.

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