With rise in water levels in river Krishna, the floodwaters have come precisely close to the high-profile residence of Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Lingamaneni guesthouse along the Karakatta in Undavalli, where Naidu and has family lives as tenants, is contracted on the riverbed.
Monsoon has taken a wild grip in central and southern India with several regions in various states stand submerged in floodwater after heavy rains.
Inconsistent torrential rains, gusty winds, and landslips in few areas have left a devastating trail of destruction and have disrupted train and road transport services.
Heavy rains in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Odissa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh have thrown life out of gear.
According to reports, the caretakers of the guesthouse have placed large sandbags on the boundaries, in order to stop the entry of water.
The water has entered the doorsteps of the house and the caretakers have moved the valuable items from the ground to the first floor.
He and his family have moved to Hyderabad as the security officials have already shifted his convoy to Mangalagiri and no one is staying there currently.
All the 70 gates of Prakasam Barrage were lifted on Tuesday after the heavy inflow of water into the barrage, releasing the floodwater into the sea.
The districts of Krishna, Guntur and Kurnool are on alert in Andhra Pradesh, expecting heavy rains, local media reports confirm.
Remember, after Jaganmohan Reddy won in the elections in May and took over as chief minister, notices were issued to Naidu’s landlord in June.
The administration claimed that he had flouted environmental norms in constructing the guest house on the river bank.
CM Reddy had announced that all illegal structures on the banks of the Krishna River will be demolished.
In a considerable manner, the Praja Vedika, adjacent to Naidu’s residence was demolished by the government.