Indian Navy Comes To The Rescue Of People Hit By Massive Flooding Of Godavari
Vishakhapatnam, July 17 (TNA) In response to a request received from the Eluru District Administration for rescue and help due to massive flooding of the Godavari River, the Indian Navy launched two medium-lift UH3H helicopters from INS Dega at Visakhapatnam last week.
The chopperas were sent to the water-locked areas of Koida (7 habitations) and Katkur (9 habitations) in Velairpadu Mandal. The helicopters air-dropped relief materials including essential food items, medicines, milk, bread, etc to the marooned villagers.
So far, over 2000 kg of relief material has been delivered by the helicopters operating from Rajahmundry airport. The relief operation would continue on 15 July 2022.