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PM assures Andhra, Telangana CMs of all help following heavy rains

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Telangana Chief Minister and AndhraPradesh Chief Minister after the two southern states were hit by heavy rains

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Hussain Sagar Lake (Tank bund reached full capacity) doors opened following heavy rainfall, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Hussain Sagar Lake (Tank bund reached full capacity) doors opened following heavy rainfall, in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and AndhraPradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday after the two southern states were hit by and assured them of all possible support and assistance from the Centre in the rescue-and-relief work.

At least 10 and 15 people were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana respectively, following torrential downpour in the last 48 hours.

In a tweet, the prime minister said, "Spoke to @TelanganaCMO KCR Garu and AP CM @ysjagan Garu regarding the situation in Telangana and AP respectively due to heavy rainfall. Assured all possible support and assistance from the Centre in rescue & relief work. My thoughts are with those affected due to the

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First Published: Wed, October 14 2020. 20:37 IST
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