Heavy rains and floods in East Godavari district have caused havoc with crops that are submerged in knee-deep water at present. Cotton, paddy and vegetables sown in thousands of acres are submerged in flood waters.Officials have been visiting the flood-affected areas but were not helping the farmers in anyway, the victims deplored. Meanwhile, Chandrababu has directed the officials to estimate the crop loss in the flood-affected areas, it is learnt. In Telangana, crops in at least 3.5 lakh acres have been damaged in the floods.
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