HYDERABAD: Workers engaged in the operations to remove the thick layer of silt deposited in Kurnool city and elsewhere after the floodwater receded are faced with a peculiar problem as the soil has become very hard.

Oct. 8: Modernisation of the Krishna delta alone will provide a lasting solution to the perennial flooding of Krishna district, said irrigation experts.
Implementation of the long-pending modernisation scheme was one of the cherished dreams of the late Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy.

Guntur: The cup of woes was overflowing for the Andhra Pradesh government with a fresh breach in Krishna river submerging a whole town in chief minister K Rosaiah

Oct. 6: Diverting the waters of the Krishna river for fish farming

The flood situation in Andhra Pradesh worsened after the Krishna river breached its left embankment near Oleru village on Tuesday afternoon inundating at least 35 villages in Krishna and Guntur district. No loss of life has been reported so far. The breach came about even as inflow and outflow on all the three major dams across the river had started reducing from Tuesday morning.

Less than a month after Rahul Gandhi warned against

IN what could be the biggest deluge in Andhra Pradesh

Oct. 5: The UPA chairperson, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, on Monday assured maximum Central assistance to the state which was hit by massive floods from the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers. Mrs Gandhi gave this promise after conducting an aerial survey of Kurnool and Mahbubnagar districts along with the Union home minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, and the Chief Minister, Mr K. Rosaiah.

The retreating monsoon claimed 12 more lives as the death toll due to torrential rains and rampaging floods in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh soared to 205 on Sunday even as relief operations were on in full swing in the two states to provide succour to the affected.

Over 26,000 Houses Collapse

Bangalore: Northern Karnataka has gone virtually under water. Unprecedented rain and floods since Wednesday have cut off Raichur, Gulbarga, Bijapur, Koppal, Bellary and Bagalkot districts. Life came to a full stop on Friday with the collapse of road and communication networks and several trains to the region being cancelled.

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