Indian couple left stranded after heavy rainfall causes river to swell

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Published on September 17, 2020 - Duration: 04:41s

Indian couple left stranded after heavy rainfall causes river to swell

A couple were left stranded amid an overflowing river in southern India's Telangana after heavy rainfall.

The incident occurred at the Dindi irrigation project in Siddapur village of Achampet Mandal in Nagarkurnool district on September 16.

According to reports, S Venkatram and his wife Vijaya went to work at a farm when the water level increased leaving them stranded in the floodwater of the Dindi project rivulet.

Soon being trapped villagers spotted them and informed the local police.

Superintendent of police Sai Sekhar and district collector Sharman rushed to the place and sought the help of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to rescue the couple.

A team of NDRF workers reached the spot and rescued the couple in the late hours.

According to reports, heavy rainfall lashed Telangana inundating several places.

A flood-like situation has been witnessed across the state.


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