Visakhapatnam, October 18, 2005
Every mandal in the district including some residential areas and Airport in the city were affected due to heavy rain and floods but fortunately there were no deaths. Sixty three villages in 43 mandals were affected and crops to an extent of nearly 12000 were damaged while 22 villages were inundated and 35 tanks suffered breaches according to a press release from the Collector Praveen Praksh.258 houses were totally damaged and 3805 houses suffered partial damaged.
Paddy to an extent of 7913 acres was damaged followed by sugarcane on 3741 acres dry crops in 117acresand horticulture crops on24 acres. The district administration ran 22 relief camps till Saturday afternoon.
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