Due to gusty winds a Launch which was carrying 50 people, was capsized in the river waters of Godavari near Manturu in Devipatnam block of East Godavari district. The incident took place on Tuesday around 5 Pm. Personnel from the Indian Navy traced the capsized launch which is said to be at a depth of 60 feet. The rescue workers were making efforts to tie the rope to the railing to pull it horizontally. Bodies of two children were retrieved. The teams from the Navy, state disaster management department and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel were engaged in the rescue operations with the help of Navy helicopters. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials to undertake rescue operations on a war footing.