Death toll in AP boat mishap rises to 19

Toll in the tourist boat accident in river Godavari in Andhra Pradesh mounted to 19 as seven more bodies were retrieved today. But taking out the boat that sank over 315 feet deep in the river is proving to be a herculean task, police said. Continue Reading

AP boat tragedy: Toll rises to 12; search on for 21 missing

The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources said. With 21 more people missing, extensive search operations were being carried out by Indian Navy, NDRF, SDRF and State authorities. Continue Reading

Godavari, Krishna rivers in spate, dams fill up in AP

River Godavari continued to be in spate on Tuesday though there was a marginal fall in the inflow at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage to 14.29 lakh cusecs, hours after crossing the 15 lakh cusecs mark. Continue Reading

Flood situation in Kerala, Karnataka improves

The situation in Kerala and Karnataka, battered by heavy rain over the past several days improved on Friday with the combined toll in the two States rising to 176, while the Krishna and Godavari rivers in Andhra Pradesh were in spate. Continue Reading