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Control rooms set up, officials alerted in wake of heavy rainfall forecast in Andhra

Guntur: Prakasam district administration has put on alert district- and Mandal-level government officials in the wake of moderate to heavy rainfall forecast for the next two days. “We have set up a control room at the district collectorate with toll-free numbers 1077 and 281400. Staff will respond to calls round the clock,” an official said.

Meanwhile, AP Central Power Distribution Company Ltd (APCPDCL) Ongole- circle has cancelled leaves of all their staff for the next four days, KVG Satyanarayana, superintending engineer (SE)-Ongole Circle said. He requested the public to call helpline 1912 or the following numbers for assistance:
Ongole- 7382788433;
Chirala-9440817597; and

Guntur and Bapatla districts reported an average rainfall of 78.2 mm and 11.23 mm in a 24-hour period. Tadikonda Mandal reported the highest rainfall of 112.6 mm and Mangalagiri 110 mm and Tadepalli 109 mm.