Several houses have collapsed, trees and electricity poles were uprooted and fallen on roads causing traffic problems and the worst affected was the farming community. (Representational Image/ AP)
Warangal: District collector Gopi, Narsampet TRS MLA Sudharshan Reddy and Zilla Parishad floor leader Peddi Swapna on Wednesday inspected the crops damaged in several villages in Narsampet assembly segment due to unseasonal heavy rains in the last two days.
Heavy rains with strong gales created havoc in various parts of the Warangal district especially in Narsampet. Several houses have collapsed, trees and electricity poles were uprooted and fallen on roads causing traffic problems and the worst affected was the farming community.
Swapna visited Pantulapally, Mavidlapally, Veraiahpally and Nagarajupalli villages and saw around the damaged chilli and maize crops. "It is very sad that heavy rains caused a huge damage to the standing crops which farmers cultivated with a lot of strain," she said.
She asked farmers not lose heart and said she would take the initiative for helping them by sending officials to estimate the damage to the crops.
MLA Sudharshan visited Medipally and Rampur villages in Nallabelli mandal and inspected the damage to crops and houses. He consoled the victims and promised to provide them immediate help. The MLA urged the state government to help these farmers.
Responding to the request from the MLA, Collector Gopi visited Mediapalli, Narasinghapur, Kondayeelapalli villages in Narsampet division, along with a team of officials, and took stock of the damage to crops due to the rain. He asked the officials to do a detailed survey and estimate the loss to the farmers in a fair and speedy manner.