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Visakhapatnam news as on July 16,2017

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Two drown at Rushikonda beach

Two persons Rahul Pandit (33) and Nawal padhaya (27) were drowned while the community guards and locals rescued two others at Rushikonda beach. All the four from Hyderabad and working at Karachi Bakery near Diamond Park in the city. According to police, all the four went for a swim at around 6am and ventured into the waters. Two of them drowned when a big wave pulled them while the other two were rescued. Bodies were later retrieved and were sent to post-morteum.

60 to 70% urban population being affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NFLD) is going to be a new gastro enteric epidemic with a marked increase in its incidence. 60 to 70% of the urban population getting affected by it said Chairman and Chief of Asian Institute of Gastroenterology D.Nageshwar Reddy. While stage I is harmless, stage II is reversible but Stage III is a difficult condition, he said. He was here to deliver the 11th Ch.Gnaneswar Memorial Oration. He said that 1,000-bed hospital would be set up in Hyderabad.

Heavy rains today and tomorrow

Heavy rains are indicated on Monday and Tuesday due to depression formed in Bay of Bengal. With this, heavy rains are indicated in Vizianagaram, Srikakulam districts. The depression will intensify in the coming 48 hours said Meteorological department.