Chittoor: Rayala Cheruvu develops breaks, 20 villages evacuated
Chittoor: Panic gripped among the villagers around the historic Rayala Cheruvu in Chittoor after water started leaking from the bund. This 500-year-old tank is one of the biggest tanks in the state. The officials alerted the villagers and people from 20 villages evacuated to safe places. The tank was built during Vijayanagara Empire and is 15 km away from Tirupati. District Collector Harinarayana monitoring the evacuation process. It is learned that four breaches were formed and district officials alerted the surrounding people. Revenue, Police, NDRF teams are on the spot and monitoring the situation.