New Delhi: Heavy Monsoon showers in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday resulted in tragedy as five members of a family were killed when the roof of their house abruptly collapsed.

Taking place in Maidkur Mandal Uchaloor Village Kadapa district this early morning, the roof of a house abruptly collapsed due to the poor condition of the concrete and the constant lashing of rain on the roof. Two other members of the family were injured. 

Rescuers have extricated the body from the debris.

Weather forecasts had earlier predicted good Monsoon showers in the state. It is the most preferred pocket for good rainfall activities as and when any Monsoon system develops over the Bay of Bengal.

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