The recent downpour due to a deep depression has damaged crops over 67,864 hectares in Andhra Pradesh.
Eight districts have suffered the damage. Visakhapatnam 5,435 hectares, East Godavari (29,362), West Godavari (15,926), Krishna (12,466), Guntur (381), YSR Kadapa (2,053), Kurnool (249) and Srikakulam (1,992).
The damaged crops include paddy, pulses, sugarcane, maize, raagi, cotton, ramza and tobacco.
Horticultural crops spread over 6,229 hectares have also been damaged, affecting vegetables, bananas, papaya, betel vine, yam, turmeric, black gram and sugarcane.