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15 November 2010

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07 November 2010

Cyclonic storm Jal, heading towards Andhra Pradesh, has claimed five lives in different districts, officials said
Cyclone Jal hits South India, leaving nearly 30 dead, scores injured
The district collectors and revenue officials remain on high alert to cope with any untoward situation as cyclone Jal is approaching the state coastline, which poses a threat to residents in Anantapur, Kadapa, Kurnool and Chittoor districts
Cyclone threat looms large over the state while heavy rain continued to pound the coastal areas on Tuesday killing 22 persons and damaging crops in thousands of acres
At least twenty persons were killed and another four persons went missing in the past 48 hours as torrential rains continued to lash coastal Andhra
Heavy rains in coastal Andhra Pradesh during the last four days have claimed 25 lives so far, with five more deaths reported on Wednesday, forcing Chief Minister K Rosaiah to ask Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for central assistance
Four more persons in north coastal Andhra and two in East Godavari districts were killed on Monday due to heavy rains taking the toll to 7
Over the past 24 hours, heavy rains claimed the lives of 10 persons across the state taking the toll to 35
Heavy rains wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh, inundating several villages and towns and causing massive damage to standing crops, officials said Monday
Even as most districts in south interior Karnataka continue to reel under heavy rainfall, the state is now facing the unsavory prospect of cyclonic activity under the impact of cyclone Jal
Torrential rain in several parts of the state has claimed five lives and brought down nearly 1,400 houses over the past two days, according to reports from Chitradurga, Chikkaballapur, Koppal and Tumkur
Two persons died and six persons were injured in separate incidents in heavy rains, which lashed the Mandya district over the last two days
Torrential rain claimed four more lives in separate incidents in Mandya and Mysore districts
The officials in Karnataka today issued a flood warning downstream Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS), built across river Cauvery, asking people living on the banks of river Cauvery to shift safer places following heavy discharge from the reservoir
Heavy rains from last two days destroyed crops, affected normal life in these places. In Hassan, traffic was thrown out of gear on many important roads in Hassan on Friday following heavy rains from last two days
Continuous rain for the last four to five days in the taluk seems set to shatter farmers’ hopes of a good rice and ragi crop this year seem
Most of the lakes and tanks in the taluk have been overflowing following heavy rains. Agriculture fields at many places in the taluk have been inundated as the water was overflowing from lakes
Heavy rain that is lashing the district from last two days in several taluks of these districts continued its disaster spree on Saturday too

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