Three persons, including an engineering student and his mother, were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of his father, a retired Army man, whose burnt body was found at a deserted place in the city nearly a fortnight ago, police said.
Drones will be used extensively for various purposes but private persons or entities would not get the permission to use them in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here today.
In neck-deep water, a worried father in Andhra Pradesh carried his baby girl holding her high above his head to reach a doctor. An eyewitness' photograph of the pair on Tuesday resembles a publicity still for the blockbuster movie "Baahubali" which showed actor Ramya Krishna holding a baby above swirling water.
The number of deaths in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh rose to 10 on Tuesday while a central team is expected to visit the state to assess the damage caused by the heavy showers.
A total of 17 teams of the central National Disaster Response Force or NDRF, comprising over 550 personnel, have been deployed by the centre in the flood-affected regions of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit parts of Guntur district this evening even as he directed officials concerned to restore road and rail networks on a war footing.
At least eight people have died in flood-hit Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh after two days of heavy rain. A high alert has been declared in Hyderabad after more rain was forecast over the next few days.