Andhra Pradesh floods damage road, rail routes; several trains cancelled

Andhra, 21/11:Several trains were cancelled or diverted while hundreds of vehicles were stranded on Sunday as the main road and rail routes in Andhra Pradesh remained cut off due to floods.



Railway authorities announced cancellation of 42 trains on the Chennai-Vijayawada grand trunk route. While several other trains were partially cancelled or diverted.


The movement of trains came to a standstill as the railway tracks were submerged in Nellore, one of the four districts hit by floods.


According to the South Central Railway (SCR), the trains were cancelled due to heavy inflow of water between Nellore – Padugupadu section of Vijayawada Division and Razampet-Nandalur of Guntakal Division.

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